New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 X 8 1/4 Inches. 246 PP. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #720
Signed "Best Wishes, Carl T. Rowan" directly on the half title-page. Stated "First Printing" on the copyright page. Rowan was an influential government official and noted Civil Rights journalist in the late 1950's and 1960's. He was the only black journalist for a national publication that covered the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955. During this time, he befriended Rosa Parks and became a trusted friend of Martin Luther King Jr. "Go South to Sorrow" took a scathing look at the progress made and/or not made in the years following the 1954 Brown vs. The Board of Education Supreme Court Ruling.
Original red cloth and printed spine label extremely clean and unblemished. Original DJ has a bit of wear to head and foot of spine and a bit of wear at the edges. Overall, a clean copy of a book rarely found without inscription.