New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1963. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; black topstain; dustjacket; [ii],,11-410,pp. Base of spine gently nudged, two small stains to upper edge of textblock; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny tears; Very Good+.
Rechy's first novel, a brutally descriptive novel centered around a young homosexual man who "attempts to break out of his introversion by testing himself in the homosexual underworld across the country," with scenes in L.A. and San Francisco (BAIRD 2078). YOUNG 2178.