Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 438 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1965. ISBN: 0. Crammed with behind-the-scenes detail, the intricate workings of the District Attorney's office, with its internecine warfare and ""spontaneous"" press conferences; the shocking murder of a policy informer, a mad negro demagogue whose sermon is hate; the controlled confusion of a metropolitan city room, in short, the vitality and intensity of the big city itself. Its dynamic cast of characters cuts across every level of society.