First Laurel Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very good. Item #4568
New York: Dell, 1973. Stated First Laurel Printing, January 1973. SIGNED by the author without inscription on title page. Mass market paperback; 92p +3p ads. Covers rubbed along edges with a light crease to bottom front corner, but with no chips or tears. Spine straight and unbroken. Pages toned but unmarked. Binding is sound.
Jordan's first young adult novel, controversial at the time for being written entirely in Black English, was selected as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and nominated for the 1971 National Book Award.