New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946.
First edition. [vi], 202 pp. Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering. Near Fine with age-toned pages in a very attractive example of the dust jacket, flaps dust-soiled and a bit foxed, with a faint pencil checkmark to the spine panel, but with hardly any fading; really vivid colors. This debut novel inspired the 1961 film noir directed by Bernard Wiesen by the same name. Item #140941083