THE EXPENDABLE MAN. Dorothy B. Hughes.


New York: Random House, [1963]. Octavo, boards. First edition. A crime novel in which the protagonist is a black intern from UCLA. "The theme here is bigotry and the disadvantages of coping with the prejudices of law enforcement when one is both black and a stranger." - Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), p. 545. Hubin, p. 421. A very good copy with some age tanning along upper board edges in a very good dust jacket with a 20 mm closed tear with crease to upper right front panel (tape repair to verso), mild shelf wear to spine ends and some age tanning to the spine panel. (24654). Item #24654

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