New York: 1975. Mass Market Paperback. 413p., first printing of the softbound pocketbook edition, which has a new addendum, three pages long entitled A Publisher's Note;" this is subscribed by "The Editors of Warner Paperback Library, March 1975," it supplies up to date information. A crisp nice copy, no reader's creasing, clean and sound with just a touch of edgewear to covers.
Carter, the #1 contender for the world's middleweight boxing crown, was framed on a murder charge at the height of his career. His boxing status combined with the clear injustice of his trial to make him a folk hero prominent enough to be the subject of an immensely popular Bob Dylan song.