Gift of Richard N. Hurley.
Mid-twentieth century, Pulp Fiction
covers (gathered matter components), paperbacks
7 x 4.25 in.
[top left, square with emblem for MacFadden Books] MacFadden MB Books; [top right]: 50¢/50-229; [ top center]: ERSKINE CALDWELL/author of GOD'S LITTLE ACRE/ [center right]; A small Southern/ town explodes in/ violence when/the forbidden/ passion/ between a/ white girl/ and a Negro/ comes to light; [lower right]: OVER/ A MILLION/AND A HALF/ COPIES SOLD; [bottom ]: PLACE CALLED ESTHERVILLE
paperbacks; pulp fiction; text (layout feature); African American; men (male humans); women; objectification; eroticism; smoking (activity)