THE PROBLEM: A Military Novel. by Grant, F. Gilmore.

THE PROBLEM: A Military Novel.

Edition: First thus - facsimile reprint of a work originally published in 1915.

College Park, MD.: McGrath Publishing Company, (1969). Hardcover - A scarce novel in any edition - the story of a romance between a dark-skinned African American sergeant who serves in the Spanish-American War and the light-skinned African American woman he loves, who had been brought up as an adopted daughter in a wealthy Virginia family as a white woman and who, unaware of her heritage, goes to Cuba and the Philippines as a nurse with the Red Cross. In addition to the romantic plot, Grant also includes information not just about the heroism of his Black Sergeant, but also African-American military contributions, from Crispus Attucks through the Civil War and more. Three poems by Gilmore are included at the end. 99 pp.

Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, and overall tight and clean in dark navy blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine.

Book ID: 84229
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