New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1949. Hardcover. 320p., very good first edition in brown boards gilt and price-clipped dj, dj has some tape repair on back side of head of spine (repair is holding and presentable).
Bone describes this first novel by the African American writer as "Not far behind [Chester Himes' "If He Hollers ..."] in its tone of torment ... a novel of passing which makes use of the tragic mulatto stereotype." - p. 159.