Allan C. Latson. Slaves of Desire (1956) 221 pp.
A proletarian novel set on the San Francisco waterfront. When Earl
Abrams, a university student, goes down to the waterfront to secure a summer
job he gets caught up in a web of hate, greed, and murder as union organizers,
led by an Australian-born soldier-of-fortune turned labor leader, clash
with capitalist shipping companies.