New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo. Quarter maroon cloth over yellow textured boards; dustjacket; maroon top-stain, 215pp. Faint dampstain along bottom edge of rear jacket not affecting boards, else Very Good to Near Fine. African-American author's third book, covering "poverty, drug addiction, prostitution, venereal disease, murder, bureaucratic indifference, race riots..." (upper jacket flap).