Harmattan Rain/Saturday's Shadows/The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By: Attah, Ayesha Harruna

Price: $195.00  $175.50

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This offering is for a complete collection of the "True" first editions of "Harmattan Rain," "Saturday's Shadows," and two first editions of "The Hundred Wells of Salaga" (both US and Nigeria) - all of which have been SIGNED by Ayesha Harrauna Attah on their title pages. All were issued only as Trade Paperbacks. All have also been Dated 02/10/2019 by her as well with her inscription: "medaase paa!" meaning "Thank You for your Purchase from Africans for Africa." Born in Ghana and now living in Senegal, she grew up in Accra, Ghana and was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University and New York University. The books include: 1) "Harmattan Rain" (2008) - Per Ankh Publishers, Senegal, West Africa. Her debut, follows three generations of women as they cope with family, love, and life. nominated for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2010. 2) "Saturday's Shadows" (2015) World Editions Limited, London, UK. The protagonists of "Saturday's Shadows" experience the fine line between sanity and madness as they try to find and hold on to love in the volatile world of 1990s West Africa. 3) "The Hundred Wells of Salaga" (2018) - Cassava Republic Press, Abuja, Nigeria. Here, Attah expertly juggles the grand, brutal scope of Ghana's history with the mysteries of her family's past. Also explores the depths of female friendship in this stirringly intimate reimagining of life in pre-colonial Ghana. 4) "The Hundred Wells of Salaga" (2019) - Other Press, New York. The first American Edition of her third novel. Based on the experiences of the author's great-great-grandmother in precolonial Ghana, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates. All were signed by her during her appearance at the Sunday Book Brunch at the Princeton Public Library on February 10, 2019. An outstanding collection by this highly regarded African author!

Title: Harmattan Rain/Saturday's Shadows/The Hundred Wells of Salaga

Author Name: Attah, Ayesha Harruna

Categories: African Author, Debut, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Publisher: Various, Various: 2008

ISBN Number: 1590519957

ISBN Number 13: 9781590519950

Binding: Trade Paperback Original

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Trade Paperback Original

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8870