THE REVOLT OF THE COCKROACH PEOPLE
ACOSTA, Oscar Zeta
San Francisco Straight Arrow Books 1973 258 pages. First Edition. Illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated from drawings; mostly marginalia of cockroaches. Octavo. Cloth. Small card commemorating Pope John Paul II's visit to San Francisco in 1987 laid in. Remainder mark to bottom edge of pages. Activist Chicano lawyer Acosta's sequel to The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo" (1972). Acosta was the model for Hunter Thompson's attorney in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas". Acosta went missing in Mazatlan, Mexico in 1974, and is presumed dead. Here, he writes of the Chicanos (the "Cucaraches") of East Los Angeles and their struggles. Some soiling, but a Near Fine copy in a price-clipped Very Good Plus (Some soiling and edgewear to top of spine; spine slightly sunned) dust jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
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Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 1499