First Edition. An autobiographical novel recounting the author's experiences in a federal penitentiary. "A loosely related series of impressionistic sketches, often horrifying in content but compassionate in tone" (Rideout p. 112). Albert Barr was the secretary of the Tulsa, OK, IWW local when he and 26 other members were convicted of "conspiracy to bring about a revolutionary overthrow of the United States government" and 3 other charges in Dec. 1919. He later became a newspaperman, although this appears to be his only book. Very scarce title. Near Fine but for stain to top page edge, in nearly Very Good dustjacket, chipped at spine ends and flap corners, dampstain at lower spine area, white tape (possibly archival) at verso of jacket at edges.
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