London: Panther Books, 1969. First U.K. Edition. The author's first crime novel, introducing the characters Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones. Basis for the 1991 film adaptation A Rage In Harlem, directed by Bill Duke and starring Forest Whitaker, Robin Givens, Gregory Hines and Danny Glover. Preceded by the American edition under the title For Love of Imabelle (Gold Medal, 1957). Octavo (17.75cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; 158, pp. Previous owners name to verso of front wrapper, faint vertical crease along spine, and a diagonal crease at upper left corner of rear wrapper; Very Good or better. (Inventory #: 31361)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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