New York: Ace Books, 1968. 157p., wraps slightly shelf worn, first edition. Paperback original, pocket book format.
"Miriam Allen deFord (1888-1975) was a socialist who was a correspondent for the left-wing Federated Press from 1921 to 1956. She also worked as an editor on the Federal Writers' Project and was a correspondent for Labor's Daily in California." - Alan Wald in the Encyclopedia of the American Left. Second edition. p. 626. She also wrote fairly popular murder mysteries, science fiction, and poetry.