New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First edition. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Winston, West Virginia was as quiet as a coal mining town gets. When crusading reporter Dick Coffee arrives, the locals brace themselves for scandal. Coffee is found dead at the foot of a cliff--suicide, accident.....or murder? Spine sunned. DJ shows wear and chipping to extremities with small tears, open and closed, to spine ends and small punctures to rear panel. $35.00.