Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Pp. 122. Bound in blue cloth with white lettering stamped on spine. Dust jacket with chips and closed tears, but still presentable. Near Fine / Good+. Item #2184
One of the great inflammatory titles from the golden era of juvie books, with a Lotte Jacobi photo enhancing the exploitative dust jacket. The first-person account of Amy Burton, a seventeen-year-old junky who provides a graphic account of her burden. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear, removable, archival sleeve.