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Lillian Smith : Strange Fruit : 1st ed 1945 : Hardback in Dust Jacket

Lillian Smith : Strange Fruit : 1st ed 1945 : Hardback in Dust Jacket

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STRANGE FRUIT

By Lillian Smith

Published by The Cresset Press, London, 1945. First Edition. Hardback in dust jacket. Red cloth boards and spine. Slim 8vo, 290 pages.

A very good clean first edition in a very good unclipped dust jacket. No writing or names to the book and the pages are very clean throughout. A very good copy.

Strange Fruit is a 1944 bestselling debut novel by American author Lillian Smith that deals with the then-forbidden and controversial theme of interracial romance. Its working title was Jordan is so Chilly, but Smith retitle it Strange Fruit prior to publication.


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