New York: Crown Publishers, 1967. Hardcover. 248p., previous owner's stamp on f.e.p. otherwise a very good first edition in grey cloth boards titled orange in lightly-edgeworn but bright, unclipped dj. Jacket illustration by Tom O'Sullivan.
The African American author set his sixth novel in a federal narcotics prison in the south Ownership stamp of editor Robert P. Mills who helmed Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.