Los Angeles: Crescent Publications, . 8vo. iv, 155 pp. FIRST EDITION. Original blue publisher’s cloth, in original black & white dust-jacket, some light wear to dust-jacket, else fine. Item #11792
First edition. The tale of Dr. Edward Mandolyn, a young African-American cardiologist and the protagonist of May’s first novel Mercy is king, here continues. “Dr. Edward Mandolyn . . . is established . . . as a prominent doctor among his peers. However, as he is a black man in a previously white man’s profession and position of power, he is dubbed ‘Chameleon’. . . .” An interesting insight into racial relations in 1970's Los Angeles, as much of the novel is based upon the author’s own experience.