Author:Davis, Nolan


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Six Black Horses

By: Davis, Nolan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: (c.1971)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17921

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj

[solid copy, minimal shelfwear, light age-toning to page edges, faint tape marks (from what?) at top and bottom edges of endpapers; jacket nice and white, with just a trace of soiling, minor wear at top of spine]. The Kansas City-born author's first book (and alas, to date his only novel), an absurdist comic tale set at the nexus of KC's funeral services industry and its African-American community. The protagonist, a young man named Lawrence Xavier Jordan -- obviously a stand-in for the author himself, who once served as an undertaker's apprentice -- learns all about both the technical and &#... View more info