The dustjacket is heavily edgeworn, , with closed tears at the folds, and a long crack at the rear fold, by the rear flap. Internally, however, very good, no damage, binding tight, no marks or inscriptions.
In an unlikely continuation of this, the author eventually ended up as a Conservative councillor in Croydon.
The book details her linkages with Dáithí Ó Conaill, arms buying attempts in the Netherlands, , and her denouncing of the politics and policies of the Provisionals and Seán Mac Stiofáin . The book details events in the IRA during the crucial year of 1972, and the collapse of the truce that had briefly held that summer.