Nigger- An Autobiography

By: Dick Gregory

Price: $475.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


E.P. Dutton, 1964, hardcover Signed 1st ed. Born in 1932, Dick Gregory learned to fight back with jokes rather than with his fists. He was known as a top comedian & entertainer, author and social critic -- also as a front-line participant in the 1960s struggle for civil rights. He was friends with Martin Luther King Jr. and Medgar Evers. Dick Gregory was an unsparing, incisive cultural force-- his career spanned over 50 years. In comedy, Gregory fearlessly laced his humor with controversial truths-- always keeping it real discussing race in America. Book & covers are in good condition. There are 8 pages of photographs. Bookplate on front paste down is of civil rights author Lawrence J. W. Hayes, best known for his book "The Negro Federal Government Worker" (about discrimination and shortcomings in the Civil Service merit system). There are some under-linings in the book, consistent with other books from the Hayes estate. Book & Covers Are In Good Condition. There Are 8 Pages Of Photographs. Bookplate On Front Paste Down Is Of Civil Rights Author Lawrence J. W. Hayes, Whose Best Known Work Was "The Negro Federal Government Worker" (About Discrimination And Shortcomings In The Civil Service Merit System). There Are Some Under-Linings In The Book, Consistent With Other Books From The Hayes Estate.

Title: Nigger- An Autobiography

Author Name: Dick Gregory

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 46ou

Keywords: african-american/ american civil rights/ popular culture/ signed books