New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1919. Third Edition. Hardcover. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Gilt lettering and gilt spine lettering faded. Hinges started. One page with rough paper and affecting the contents - apparently from an attempt to separate two pages that were stuck together. ; Darrow's autobiographical novel, a fictionalized account of his boyhood. Presentation copy: Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "Inscribed to Mary Hoover with the regards of Clarence Darrow, March 4th 1927". Additionally laid in is Ms. Hoover's contemporaneous account of a talk given by Darrow at the Negro Industrial Schho, Daphne, Alabama on February 10, 1927: "I can't help you, you will have to help yourselves, but I advise always an attitude of defiance toward the white man who calls himself your friend. How has he manifested this friendship? By hanging and burning you; by making you do his work and use his back door.." In blue linen custom box; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 220, 2 pages. Very Good-.
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