Mr. George's Joint

By: Wheaton, Elizabeth Lee

Price: $20.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine very slightly cocked, rear endpaper creased. 1941 Hard Cover. 375 pp. Winner of the Thomas Jefferson Southern Award. Novel depicting African-American life in Texas. A panorama of a colored community, faithfully and authentically mirrored, in the story of the jinte where beer, gambling, and dancing draws the summer crowds in Texas City, Texas. The Law has invited him to leave Galveston; and it doesn't take long for him to get into trouble again in his new career. The weight of the book is in the minor incidents of the lives of the people connected with the jinte, George, his wife and children, the girls, the drinking, gambling, fighting and business affairs.

Title: Mr. George's Joint

Author: Wheaton, Elizabeth Lee

Categories: Race & Racism, Historical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1941

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2279322

Keywords: HISTORICAL FICTION LITERATURE AFRICAN AMERICAN BLACK TEXAS SOCIOLOGY RACE RACISM,