New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1949. First Edition. Attractive copy of the author's first and only novel, concerning a light-skinned Black father and son; the father fights for civil rights while the son does his best to pass as white. Savoy was a young Air Force officer at the time of publication; despite considerable critical acclaim for Alien Land, Savoy never published another book. HANNA 3124. Octavo (21cm); burgundy cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine; pink topstain; dustjacket; 320pp. Ink ownership signature to front endpaper, else a tight, Near Fine and unmarked copy in bright dustwrapper, minutely chipped at upper extremity else Near Fine. (Inventory #: 29637)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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