They Wait in Darkness by George W. Shepherd, Jr.
Hardcover with near fine unclipped dust jacket. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Previous owner's bookplate on fep. Newspaper article left between pgs. 60-61 has left a shadow but remaining pages (308) are clean, bright and tight with deckled edges. Published by John Day Co., 1955 this is a true story of an American man and his family in Africa in the 1950s. "I wanted to preserve the memory of a friendship which cut across barriers of race and culture that in our world all too often divide man from man".