THE JONES MEN (proof copy)
Edition: First Edition
Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1974. Advance uncorrected proof. Octavo, black and white card covers. pp (iv), 287, [9). Bit of soiling to fore edges; laint damp stain to lower portion of much of the text; slight rubbing to rear cover; VG otherwise. "Here, in a narrative pulsating with the cautious, clipped language of the street, is an extraordinary novel, set in the strange and fierce world of 'jones' - slang in the drug subculture for both heroin and and agonizing craving it produces." - jacket of the publish ed hardcover. African-American journalist's first novel in a very scarce advance state. Set in Detroit.