MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND.
Edition: 4th printing.
New York: Macmillan, (1965.) dj. Hardcover - Although this autobiography of growing up poor and Black in Harlem is now a classic at the time it was written, when Brown was still a young writer, just barely out of Harlem, it was a revolutionary and enlightening book. His goal was to "talk about the first Northern urban generation of Negroes... to talk about the experience of a misplaced generation, of a misplaced people in an extremely complex, confused society." . 415 pp.
Condition: Very good in a fair dust jacket with some short closed tears, wear to ends of spine, etc. Previous owner's name on front endpaper, hidden by dj flap, stamp on bottom edge.