New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First edition. Octavo, original mustard cloth, uncut, original dust jacket. Ink marks to top and bottom edges, likely remainder marks, owner stamp to bottom corner of free-front endpaper, toning to spine and edges of dust jacket. A very good copy. Item #77
"THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT THE CONSCIENCE OF DISSENT" First book edition of Francine du Plessix Gray's first book, profiling David Kirk, the Berrigan brothers, Ivan Illich, and Mendez Arceo. Consists of three sections: Emmaus House: The Bread is Rising, The Berrigans and the Catonsville Nine, and Mendez Arceo and Ivan Illich: the Rules of the Game. These portraits of the Christian left originally appeared in the New Yorker.