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The Hit

by Mayfield, Julian

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  • hardcover
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NY: Vanguard Press; (1957). First Edition . Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. First edition of the African-American author's first book, a novel about the numbers racket in Harlem. Near fine in a very good+ dust jacket. There is a tiny amount of dampstain along the bottom of both endpapers. The jacket is a little rubbed, and also shows minor dampstaining. $3.50 price on front flap; no names or other markings in the book.

Synopsis

The Hit is the first novel by author Julian Mayfield, who was also an actor, director, lecturer and Civil Rights activist. The main character, Hubert Cooley, is an avid gambler who looks for a ‘hit’ to rescue him from his life in Harlem, and will do anything to play the game. The novel follows a day in Cooley’s life, which starts out quietly and ends in dramatic confusion and violence.

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Bookseller
Tulsa Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
011265
Title
The Hit
Author
Mayfield, Julian
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Jacket condition
Dust Jacket Included
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
NY: Vanguard Press; (1957)

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jacket
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fine
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