The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of a bookdealer in Brooklyn, New York.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Harlem Harlot

Title: Harlem Harlot (NIGHTSTAND BOOK NB 1619)
Author: Don Holliday; Andrew Shaw (Frequent pseudonyms of Lawrence Block)
Artist: Unknown (likely either Robert Bonfils or McCauley)
Year: 1962

"Gutter tramp was what Sarah became the day her mother died in a Harlem slum. . . . Harlem sin was a fast slide to moral rot with no stops in between. . . . That was Sarah Jackson's life in the neon-blasted hellhole of Harlem's streets and dark-choked alleys."

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA

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