Where the Hummingbird Flies
NY, Harcourt Brace, (1961). His first novel, which deals with colonial oppression in the author's native Trinidad. Inscribed by the author in 1963 to Max Delson, lawyer and Socialist Party leader, with "enduring esteem." Hercules came to New York in the 1940s where his father, an anticolonial revolutionary in Trinidad, had sought asylum after fleeing Trinidad. Frank became associated with the black nationalist movement in the U.S. as well as other progressive and left-wing causes. His second novel dealt with interracial marriage, and he wrote a book of nonfiction, American Society and the Black Revolution. The recipient was a lawyer who specialized in labor issues and was also a member of the executive committee of the Socialist Party. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. A nice association copy, and a good, early inscription. [#033176] $200
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