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1 Owens, William A. Walking On Borrowed Land
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1954 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 
304pp. Author's first novel. Winner of the TIL Award for 1954. One of Lee's "Classics" (120-121). Pilikington says of Owens, ".yet to receive the regional and national attention (he) deserves." Published the same year as the controversial Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka, KS. An important novel on racism, by a Texas author. The author was assigned to the Counter Intelligence Corps in World War 2 and stationed in Tulsa, OK for the purpose of monitoring racial tensions. His research resulted in this book. One corner bumped. Some minor discoloration to the front cover. The jacket is edgeworn at the spine ends and has several other closed tears and chips. The back panel of the dj is a little soiled. No inscriptions and the dj is not price clipped. An important and uncommon title. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 30.00 USD
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