Edition: First printing.
New York: Random House, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - African American author's first book. James Baldwin called it "the most brutally honest and painful revelation of what has occurred ... it dares to confront the absolute terror which lives at the heart of love." Toni Morrison was Jones's editor on these early books. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-394-493230.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some toning to the dust jacket)