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Jamaica Kincaid

By: Jamaica Kincaid: Modern Critical Views

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Chelsea House Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED By Subject

Seller ID: 6492

ISBN: 0791047814

Condition: Fine


Ths copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! This book offers a collection of the best criticism written on Jamaica Kincaid's work. One of more than 200 volumes in the series entitled Modern Critical Views, edited by Harold Bloom and published by Chelsea House. These volumes are a collection of the best contemporary criticism on the most widely read playwrights, poets and novelists of the Western World. View more info

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My Garden (Book):

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7536

Condition: Fine


This copy of a back-to-back Limited Edition chapbook featuring an exerpt from the forthcoming books has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. Jamaica Kincaid's first garden in Vermont was a square plot in the middle of her front lawn. There, to the consternation of more experienced gardener friends, she planted only seeds of flowers she liked best. In 'My Garden (Book):, she gathers together all she loves about gardening and plants, and examines it in the sam... View more info

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Mr. Potter: A Novel

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7535

ISBN: 0374214948

Condition: Fine


This Uncorrected Proof copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! Jamaica Kincaid's first obsession, the island of Antigua, comes vibrantly to life under the gaze of Mr. Potter, an illiterate chauffeur who makes his living along the wide, open roads that pass the only towns he has ever seen and the graveyard where he will be buried. The sun shines squarely overhead, the ocean lies on every side, and suppressed passion fills the air. In "Mr. Potter,&#... View more info

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Mr. Potter: A Novel

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7534

ISBN: 0374214948

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! Jamaica Kincaid's first obsession, the island of Antigua, comes vibrantly to life under the gaze of Mr. Potter, an illiterate chauffeur who makes his living along the wide, open roads that pass the only towns he has ever seen and the graveyard where he will be buried. The sun shines squarely overhead, the ocean lies on every side, and suppressed passion fills the air. In "Mr. Potter," her most lumin... View more info

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A Small Place

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7533

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! "If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by airplane, you will land at the V.C. Bird International Airport. Vere Cornwall (V.C.) Bird is the Prime Minister of Antigua. You may be the sort of tourist who would wonder why a Prime Minister would want an airport named after him - why not a school, why not a hospital, why not some great public monument. You are a tourist and... View more info

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At The Bottom of the River

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1983

Edition: First Edition/Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 246

ISBN: 374106606

Condition: Fine


Second Printing, as an alternative to the first edition. This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. A beautiful copy of the author's first book - a magical collection of ten pieces. Jamaica Kincaid was born in St. John's, Antigua, in the West Indies. Dustjacket praise by Derek Walcott. Winner of the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Starts with her first published New Yorker fiction piece, "Girl,... View more info

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Annie John

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 247

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. In a piece about Jamaica Kincaid's work, Derek Walcott wrote: "Genius has many surprises, and one of them is geography. " With "Annie John", Kincaid makes us privy to the particular accretions gathered during a coming of age in Antigua, transforming those realities into the structure of a short, fictional narrative. The award-winning author’s second book. View more info

Annie, Gwen, Lilly, Pam and Tulip

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY: Whitney Museum/Knopf [1989]:

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 253

Condition: Near Fine +


This item has been Boldly SIGNED by Ms. Kincaid. First Trade Edition (following a Deluxe, Limited Edition) in the Writers and Artists Series by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Text by Jamaica Kincaid and illustrations by Eric Fischl. Oversized (9.25"x12.25") in Cardstock Slipcase, asissued. Some rough spots on slipcase, book has unobtrusive return stripe. View more info

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Talk Stories

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4340

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. "Talk Stories" is a collection of Jamaica Kincaid's original writing for The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town," composed during the years after she first arrived in the United States from Antigua, from 1978 to 1983. The book also records Kincaid's development as a young writer - the newcomer who sensitively records her impressions here takes root to become one of our most respected authors. View more info

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My Garden (Book):

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4342

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. Jamaica Kincaid's first garden in Vermont was a square plot in the middle of her front lawn. There, to the consternation of more experienced gardener friends, she planted only seeds of flowers she liked best. In 'My Garden (Book):, she gathers together all she loves about gardening and plants, and examines it in the same spirit,: generously, passionately, and with sharp, idiosyncratic discrimination. View more info

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Lucy

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4434

Condition: Fine


This is an Advance Reading Copy which has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an 'au pair' for Lewis and Mariah and their four children. In Lucy, Jamaica Kincaid has created a startling new character possessed with adamantine clearsightedness and ferocious integrity—a captivating heroine for our time. View more info

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Lucy

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4435

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an 'au pair' for Lewis and Mariah and their four children. In Lucy, Jamaica Kincaid has created a startling new character possessed with adamantine clearsightedness and ferocious integrity - a captivating heroine for our time. View more info

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My Brother

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4436

Condition: Fine


Nominated for the National Book Award in non-fiction, this copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. Jamaica Kincaid's brother Devon Drew died of AIDS on January 19, 1996, at the age of thirty-three.Her incantatory, poetic, and shockingly frank recounting of her brother's story is also the story of her familly on the island of Antigua, a constellation revolving around the powerful, sometimes threatening figure of the writer's mother. This unblinking inve... View more info

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The Autobiography of My Mother

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4437

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! A haunting, deeply charged story of a woman's life on the island of Dominica. It is a story of love, fear, loss, and the forging of a character, an account of one woman's inexorable evolution evoked in startling and magical poetry. View more info

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At The Bottom of the River

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 245

ISBN: 0374106606

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of the acclaimed author’s first book this copy has been boldly SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page!. Jamaica Kincaid was born in St. John's, Antigua, in the West Indies. Dustjacket praise by Derek Walcott. Winner of the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. "Girl" is the first story in the collection. It was originally released on June 26, 1978 in The New Yorker and examines the struggles o... View more info

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My Favorite Plant

By: Kincaid, Jamaica (Edited By)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4341

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. Edited by, and with a seven page introduction by Jamaica Kincaid. The passion for gardening and the passion for words come together in this inspired anthology, a collection of essays and poems on topics as diverse as beans and roses, by writers who garden and gardeners who write. View more info

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Jamaica Kincaid

By: Kincaid, Jamaica [Diane Simmons].

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Twayne Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED By Subject

Seller ID: 6491

ISBN: 0805739947

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! This is a Review Copy with the Publisher's slip laid-in. Twaynes United States Author Series No. 646. A thoroughly comprehensive study, a biographical and critical examination of Kincaid and her work. View more info