New York: Popular Library, . First Edition. 12mo (17.25cm.); original black photo-illustrated card wrappers, all edges stained green; 128pp. Minor rubbing along spine edges, a few dampstains affecting edge stain, textblock uniformly toned as usual, else Very Good or better, apparently unread. Novelization of the 1964 film of the same title, starring Ivan Dixon and Abbey Lincoln, about a black railroad worker and his attempt to maintain his dignity in a small, deeply racist town in Alabama.