Monkey On My Back

Early journalistic work on the reality of drug addiction. From Kirkus reviews: "A concerned reporter's experience with and examination of teen-age addiction begins when he finds Dave, the son of a rich friend, with a monkey on his back (or unable to get a ""fix"") trying to lift his typewriter. When Dave's body is next found in an alleyway in the Bronx- Brown follows up on his death and his search takes him to Harlem." 5.5"x8" with 270 pages. Some light cover wear and soil, generally a clean copy.


  • MONKEY ON MY BACK
  • Wenzell Brown
  • Greenberg Publishers, 1953
  • First edition