Author:Wheaton, Elizabeth Lee


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Mr. George's Joint

By: Wheaton, Elizabeth Lee

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279322

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,... View more info