[Item #59280] We Fished All Night. AFRICAN AMERICANA, Willard MOTLEY.

We Fished All Night

New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 1951. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (22cm); taupe cloth, with titles stamped in navy blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket; xii,560,[4]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, some faint spotting to lower edge of textblock; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, with a hint of sunning to spine, several tiny closed tears to extremities, and a faint splash mark at base of spine on verso; Very Good+.

Motley's second novel, a "disillusioned picture of disillusioned Chicagoans - laborers, strikers, members of minority groups, veterans of World War II - persons who fancy themselves to be in a cheap, betrayed world" (Coan, p.110). RIDEOUT, p.300.

Price: $50.00

Go Back