New York: Random House, (1948). First edition. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone crime novel about a Black man unjustly accused of murder by a White man. Basis for the 1949 movie of the same name starring Juano Hernandez, who earned a Golden Globe nomination for his role. Bright, crisp and nearly fine in near fine dust jacket with only modest rubbing to spine ends and corners. Increasingly scarce in nice condition.