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INTRUDER IN THE DUST

Faulkner, William

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Random House
Date Published: 1948
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 1313

Description

First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); smooth black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt and blue on spine and front cover; blue topstain; dustjacket; [6], 247, [1]pp. Vintage merchant's ticket to lower edge of front pastedown, subtle fading to topstain, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.00), rear panel a trifle dusty, with some pinpoint wear extremities and a single 1/4" closed tear along upper edge of front panel; a bright, Near Fine example.

Comments

Novel set in rural Mississippi during the 1940's, dealing heavily with race relations and centered around the murder of a white man and the black man accused of the killing. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone title, and basis for the highly-regarded 1949 Clarence Brown film. Petersen A24b; Hubin, p.142.


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