Los Angeles: Holloway House Publishing Company, 1973. First Edition. Novel tracing the life of a young Black girl, left in the streets at age 8, who graduated from shoplifting to drug dealing to hooking. Goines, deeply influenced by the works of Iceberg Slim, would crank out 16 novels during his brief literary career; he was found murdered with his common-law wife in their Detroit apartment on October 21, 1974. First Printing, a paperback original novel (BH441). Octavo (17.5cm); illustrated wrappers; 176, pp ads. Pinpoint wear to crown, else a Fine, unread copy. (Inventory #: 31359)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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