When it was first published in 1944, this novel with a curious title - taken from a Billie Holiday song about a lynching - sparked immediate controversy: It horrified some critics, prompted booksellers in Boston and Detroit to ban its sale, caused the U.S. postal service to seize copies, and tempted the public enough to make it the years's No. 1 fiction best-seller.
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Book Description Harcourt. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0151857695 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0064852
Book Description Harcourt, 1944. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151857695
Book Description Harcourt, 1944. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: When it was first published in 1944, this novel sparked immediate controversy and became a huge bestseller. It captured with devastating accuracy the deep-seated racial conflicts of a tightly knit southern town. The book is as engrossing and incendiary now as the day it was written. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0151857695
Book Description Harcourt, 1944. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 14th printing. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0151857695