Publication: The Macmillan Company, 1936, New York
First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 303pp. Author's first book. The story of an Apache warrior under Geronimo, named Massai is being relocated to a prison in Florida. He escapes from the prison train somewhere in Missouri and makes his way back to Arizona, where he is betrayed by one of his people, recaptured and sent off to the Florida prison, where he kills his guards and escapes into the Sierras. This was portrayed very well in 1945 in a film directed by Robert Aldrich, and starred Burt Lancaster and Jean Peters with Charles Bronson and John McIntire also in the cast. A fine, bright copy. Dust jacket is lightly sunned on spine, is lightly rubbed, and shows light wear to upper fore-edge and top of spine. A handsome copy. A handsome copy.
Inventory Number: 50506