San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books , 1972. First edition. Hardcover. 199 pp. Bound in brown cloth with gold lettering on the front board and the spine, gold endpapers and pastedowns. Price of $7.00 on front flap of jacket. First printing of the first edition. Acosta was a well-known Chicano activist and lawyer, perhaps best known for his fictionalized portayal as Hunter S. Thompson's lawyer in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. This is his first book, a semi-autobiographical story in which the protagonist becomes committed to Chicano activism. A presentable copy of this sought-after book, uncommon in the first edition. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #00008044
Near Fine book with a tiny mark to the top textblock in a Very Good dust jacket with significant rubbing.