Tough Town is UB Only.
Relations between the sexes
City & town life
Novel originally copyright 1946.
Front cover: brown (buildings, street), blue (background, sky, suit), yellow (title text and sweater)
Against a backdrop of brownstones, a redheaded woman leans against a wall. A dark haired man leans over her. Beside them are trash cans with bottles. In the surrounding streets, children play. Also visible are more trash cans, a perambulator, and a fire escape. In the background looms a suspension bridge. The woman is clad in tight sweater and skirt, the man in a suit.
At head of title on front cover: Sex, sin and crime in an East Side slum.
On front cover: Brutal! Shocking! Piercingly Honest! Boston Herald
(The Ragged Edge)
On back cover: The ragged underbelly of Manhattan…
Recommended by the Literary Guild.
On spine: Sex, sin, and crime.
White background with medium blue banners. Text in black and red.
Yellow background with series number, author name, and publisher name in red, title and blurb in black.
Yellow and red Pyramid "PB" graphic logo on front and back covers.
Karney, Jack, 1911-
Special Collections, University Libraries
State University of New York at Buffalo
Almat Pub. Corp.
Kelley, George, 1949-
The Ragged Edge
Is Part Of
Pulp Fiction Cover Art
Pyramid Books (31)
Karney, Jack, 1911-, “Tough Town,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed May 24, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/29334.