First Edition. Three plays of southern life and the lives of African Americans living in contemporary South. "Here are depicted the philosophies, prejudices, fears and gropings of an oppressed but struggling people..." Dustjacket art depicting African-American laborers. The House of Connelly served as the basis for the 1934 film Carolina directedy by Henry King and starring Lionel Barrymore and Janet Gaynor. Near Fine, few smudges to contents page, in Very Good dustjacket, soiling to spine, top spine end chipped, small chip and closed tear at top rear panel.