N. pl. Delacorte Press, 1969. Spiral_bound. 182p. Advance "Uncorrected Proof" in tall spiral bound light blue stiff paper wraps. General soiling and rubbing to covers. Wear to edges. "Sp Spring List" noted in pencil at top left corner of front cover. More or less unbroken seal across bottom page edges with title and "rec'd 1/23/69" typed aalong bottom edge.
The Maryland-born African American author's first novel.