Author: Alan Paton
Cover artist: uncredited
Yours for: Whatever
- The "phalarope" is a wading bird, and not, as it sounds, a rope made out of penis.
- The background of this cover is an abstract horror show. Total fail.
- Well, N.Y. Herald Tribune, you were half right.
- Publishing imperative: do not, under any circumstances, mention "race" on the cover. "Instead of 'white,' why not try 'most respected'? And for 'black,' consider some version of 'forbidden.'"
And he would not eat in the sun, but in the house; and he would not eat at all, but drank many cups of coffee, and smoked the cigarettes. And again he said, what's the talk amongst the black people, Johannes? But the boy could tell him nothing of account.
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