A COLD FIRE BURNING.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the Newark, New Jersey ghetto. In his introduction, Claude Brown (who calls this one of the most important black novels of the day) points out in his introduction the accuracy and the facility with which Heard uses black dialect; as a convicted armed robber who spent 12 years in prison, Heard knows the streets well. ISBN: 0-671-271202.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket ( a tight and clean copy, remainder line.)