New York: David McKay Company, Inc., . Fourth (1970) printing. Bates's National Book Award-winning memoir. Daisy Bates (1914-1999), was one of the unsung heroines of the Little Rock school integration crisis. As President of the Arkansas NAACP and publisher of the Arkansas State Press she became a primary spokesperson for the integrationist cause, and privately filled the role of chief advisor to the Little Rock Nine. The Long Shadow of Little Rock was awarded a long-belated National Book Award following its 1987 reissue by the University of Arkansas Press. Octavo (20.5cm); orange cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; xv,,234pp; eight leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. A few small chips to jacket extremities, together with some rather dark but brief foxing, else Very Good and sound.