Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1951. Hardcover. 307p., first edition. very good book showing some minimal lean to spine, Previous owner's name, place and date to front pastedown endpaper, some fading to edges of boards, in a good only price clipped dust jacket showing wear to all edges, tears at folds. general rubbing and soiling, especially along spine. Odd novel of racial tensions in a southern town that presaged the dragging death case in Texas in the late 1990s.