Black Alice - Thom Demijohn 1968 Doubleday and Co vintage hardback

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Condition:  Acceptable: Signs of wear and consistent use. See images for the condition of this book.

Blurb: Co-written under the pseudonym Thom Demijohn. In the 1960s, while in Virginia blacks fighting for their civil rights face the Ku Klux Klan, a white girl is kidnapped in Baltimore. Little Alice Raleigh, eleven and blonde, heir to an immense fortune, is held for a ransom of one million dollars. Her captors conceive an ingenious way to make her invisible to police and federal agents by turning her skin brown, dying her hair and hiding her in a brothel run by an old black woman, somewhere near Norfolk. Slowly Alice adapts to her surprising new life. Then she finds out who was the instigator of her abduction. And real change begins...