SHADOW OF MY BROTHER. New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A Southern Gothic by the author of NIGHT OF THE HUNTER. A young boy is brutally murdered in a Southern two while five people watch. Grubb goes back three generations of the Wilson family to build a narrative of terror and evil. Lillian Smith said, "SHADOW OF MY BROTHER is ... one of the best novels ever written on the mind-in-depth of a white racist. Davis Grubb knows of evil and sweetness in the human heart as few writers understand it." A fine copy in very good jacket with creases to front flap and mild dust soiling to rear panel. (#130640).
First edition so stated on copyright page.