Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1947.
First edition. x, 273 pp. Publisher's gray cloth stamped in crimson. A little mottling to cloth and light rubbing, else Fine in an attractive dust jacket, lightly edge-worn and price-clipped. The classic novel of juvenile delinquency and gang life in Brooklyn that inspired two '50s films: City Across the River and Cry Tough. The titular gang also inspired Ted Nugent's breakout band, the hard psych group Amboy Dukes. Item #140941085