STRANGE FRUIT. by Smith, Lillian.

STRANGE FRUIT. by Smith, Lillian. < >


Edition: Later printing.

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1944) dj. Smith's classic novel of the South - the "strange fruit" are, of course, the victims of lynchings hanging from the trees. A book which generated controversy at the time of its publication, but became a bestseller. Cover praise from DuBois who called this "one of the most important books to come out of the South in years." This is the 12th printing, by the original publisher, but reset to comply with wartime paper restrictions. 250 pp.

Condition: Very good overall in green cloth with yellow and white lettering, in a very worn dust jacket with several chips, tears with tape repairs on the interior, but still essentially complete, price of $2.75 on dj flap.

Book ID: 78539
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