The Lion At Morning. Stephen Longstreet (1907-2002). Ace Book, D-110, 1957. First paperback printing. Listed as “revised and abridged by the author.”
“An unflinchingly frank novel about the daring adventures of a modern artist passionately swept up in a shocking world of models, mistresses and unorthodox morals.” (From back cover blurb).
The 1948 Broadway musical High Button Shoes was based on Longstreet’s semi-autobiographical 1946 novel, The Sisters Liked Them Handsome.