THE DAY OF THE DRONES.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Norton, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although Lightner had published many books before this, this novel, notable for its reversal of gender and racial roles, set in a world 500 years after a nuclear world, is the first which garnered her serious attention. Black Africa has survived; the two young women protagonists, sent north on an exploratory mission, discover that the white remnants of UK civilization have evolved into a hive society. 255 pp.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.