Shaft

By: Tidyman, Ernest

Price: $30.00

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This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright There is one one inch long ink scribble to the title page. The copyright page has the blacked out mark over the date. The dust jacket has several spots of rubbing to the spine joints and front cover. The top corner of the rear panel has a large greasy brown spot of discoloration. The dust jacket art is by Salim Patell. "Shaft is a 1971 American blaxploitation action-crime film directed by Gordon Parks and written by Ernest Tidyman and John D. F. Black. The film revolves around a private detective named John Shaft who is hired by a Harlem mobster to rescue his daughter from the Italian mobsters who kidnapped her. The film stars Richard Roundtree as John Shaft, Moses Gunn as Bumpy Jonas, Charles Cioffi as Vic Androzzi, and Christopher St. John as Ben Buford. The major themes present in Shaft are the Black Power movement, race, masculinity, and sexuality. It was filmed within the New York City borough of Manhattan, specifically in Harlem, Greenwich Village, and Times Square." (from Wikipedia)

Title: Shaft

Author Name: Tidyman, Ernest

Categories: Modern Fiction First,

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: London, England, Michael Joseph: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: A37391

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