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Room to Swing

by LACY, Ed

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1957. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. About fine in near fine dustwrapper that is trimmed about .25" shorter than the book. Suspense novel about black private eye Toussaint Moore in dicey circumstances as he investigates in Southern Ohio and Kentucky. The 1958 Edgar Award winner for Best Novel. Ed Lacy was the pseudonym of Leonard S. Zinberg, who was white (but married to a black woman). Some of his work was published as being by a black man. He is credited with creating Moore as "the first credible African-American PI" character in fiction. The first edition is very uncommon.
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Room to Swing

by Lacy, Ed; [Zinberg, Leonard]

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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1957. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. [vi], 175, [1] pp. Original gray cloth backstrip and red paper-covered boards, spine lettered in black and red. Near Fine with light wear, small bookplate remnant to front free endpaper faint tidemark to rear paste down. In Very Good unclipped dust jacket with dampstaining visible on back panel, otherwise only on verso, spine sunned. A hard-boiled Edgar-winning crime novel that features a protagonist who has been called "the first credible African-American private eye," Toussaint Moore. Rare in hardcover, especially with jacket.
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