Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. 1945. Hardcover. 294p., first edition hardbound in openweave red cloth boards spine-titled white and black, in dust jacket. Casebinding is bright sound and clean with a small ding to one margin and a small sunned area at the heel, while jacket is very worn and has verso tape-repairs. A very good copy. Young white couple (the girl unfortunately TOO young) are separated, she to juvie, he to adult prison with a disasterous jailbreak. Brief Tijuana and Chicano elements.