McPHERSON, James Alan
Hue and Cry
London, Macmillan, (1969). The first British edition of this African-American author's first book, a collection of stories that defied the mold of late 1960s black writing by refusing to yield to the easy temptation to substitute political diatribe for literary accomplishment and postured anger for real, human feelings. McPherson's second collection, Elbow Room, won the Pulitzer Prize and together these two volumes stand as high spots of African-American writing of the postwar era. Fine in a very near fine, mildly dusty, price-clipped dust jacket The U.K. edition of this collection is scarce. [#006508] SOLD
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