FAREWELL TO THE MOCKINGBIRDS.
Edition: First printing.
Encino, CA: The Rharl Publishing Group, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel inspired by the true story of the all-black, all-volunteer 24th Infantry Regiment, Company K, during World War I - when the segregated Army sent the unit to a post near Houston noted for its miserable conditions, a race riot in town ensued and the resulting court-martial produced the largest mass trial in U. S. Military history: 63 black soldiers (called mockingbirds by the prosecution) were charged with murder and mutiny and other capital crimes. Among their defenders was Lt Jennings, the first woman ever to appear in a military court. The author, an actor best known for his role as Tenafly in the television series of that name, served in the military during the Korean War and he received his basic military training with Company K, 24th U. S. Infantry Regiment, the regiment he writes about in this novel. Boldly SIGNED on the half title page. 506 pp plus an epilogue. ISBN: 0-9656661-90.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.