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Eccentric Neighborhoods

By: Ferre, Rosario

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, FSG: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 906

ISBN: 0374146381

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rosario Ferré on the title page. A beautiful copy of the author's novel which tells the story of two families whose lives, loves, and steamy intigues coincided with the demise of Puerto Rico's plantation society and the rise of the nouveaux riches. View more info

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Sweet Diamond Dust

By: Ferre, Rosario

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Available Press/Ballantine: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5037

ISBN: 0345347781

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ms. Ferré on the title page. First American Edition and first in English (translation done by Ms. Ferré herself). Her first book, she brings forth a vibrant cast of colorful and often eccentric characters all under the sway of "Maldito Amor". She has taken her place as one of the leading figures in Puerto Rican letters. View more info

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Sweet Diamond Dust

By: Ferre, Rosario

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Available Press/Ballantine: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5038

Condition: Fine


First American Edition and first in English (translation done by Ms. Ferré herself). Her first book, she brings forth a vibrant cast of colorful and often eccentric characters all under the sway of "Maldito Amor". She has taken her place as one of the leading figures in Puerto Rican letters. View more info

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Cars of Cuba

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Abrams: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5357

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Cristina Garcia. Ms. Garcia's essay accompanies the 53 color photographs of Cuban "cacharros" - the gorgeous old American cars of the '40's and '50's still found throughout the country. There are classic Chevrolets, Fords, Lincolns, Cadillacs, Packards, Oldsmobiles, Buicks, De Sotos, Didges, Pontiacs, Studebakers, Thunderbirds, Ramblers, and more, all from Detroit's golden age and all still on the road. 'Cars of Cuba'" with a marvelous introduction by Cristina Garcia, author of the acclaimed novel 'Dreaming in Cuban', and fifty-three color photographs ... View more info

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Whose Song? and Other Stories

By: Glave, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, City Lights: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2755

ISBN: 0872863751

Condition: Fine


Trade paperback original that has been SIGNED by Thomas Glave on the title page! The author's debut-rear cover praise by Gloria Naylor, Nadine Gordimer, Clarence Major - who says "What a writer! What a book! Glave is a brilliant writer of startingly fresh prose.His stories are intricate tapestries of life rendered through a triumphant act of the imagination." View more info

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The Sun, the Sea, a Touch of the Wind

By: Guy, Rosa

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5135

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rosa Guy on the title page! A stunning new work of fiction that is lyrical and sexy, and features one of the most original and compelling heroines to be encountered in recent fiction. "The Sun, the Sea, a Touch of the Wind" vividly invokes the beauty and culture of the Caribbean, as well as a fascinating and complex African-American woman's struggle to define herself and her relation to the world around her. It proclaims Rosa Guy's talent as a master novelist and brilliant portrayer of the human condition. View more info

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New Guys Around the Block

By: Guy, Rosa

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5136

Condition: Near Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rosa Guy on the title page. "New Guys Around the Block," like its highly praised companion novel, "The Disappearance," is a gripping mystery as well as an intimately realistic look at life in the inner city today. View more info

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The Disappearance

By: Guy, Rosa

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5137

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rosa Guy on the title page! A powerful, suspenseful novel, "The Disappearance" is a tragedy about criminals and victims, especially the young black male, who is often forced to hide his pain under his blackness. View more info

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Ruby

By: Guy, Rosa

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5139

Condition: Near Fine


An early work that has been SIGNED by Rosa Guy on the title page! "Lone, Alone. Lonely". Ruby is all of these. Ruby is desperately, self-absorbedly alone. Her mother has been dead for a year - her mother, whose grace and strength and devotion to Ruby had sustained her when the family first arrived on the mean, crowded streets of Harlem from the sun and blue seas of the West Indies. There are some chips and cuts to the dustjacket and sun-fade to the boards. View more info

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Portraits of Nevis and Leeward Islands: Book 2

By: Hecox, Don A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lakewood, CO, Friendship Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7768

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of "Portraits of Nevis and Leeward Islands: Book 2" has been SIGNED by Don A. Hecox and dated 1986 on the title page. Subtitled "By Verse, By Thought, & By Pen." A small 67 page collection of poems and pen and ink drawings reflecting a love of life and its people in the tropics. View more info

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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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A Brief History of Seven Killings

By: James, Marlon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Books: 2015

Edition: Trade Paperback Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7929

ISBN: 1594633940

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Trade Paperback Edition of "A Brief History of Seven Killings" has been SIGNED by Marlon James on the title page! He has also dated it 9.23.15 during an appearance at Rutgers University several weeks before being announced as Winner of the Man Booker Prize. On December 3, 1976, two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, seven gunmen stormed the singer's house.The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped, and sung in the streets of West Kingston. In &#... View more info

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A Brief History of Seven Killings

By: James, Marlon

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7930

ISBN: 159448600X

Condition: Fine


This "Uncorrected Proof for Limited Distribution" copy of "A Brief History of Seven Killings" has been SIGNED by Marlon James on the title page! He has also dated it 9.23.15 during an appearance at Rutgers University several weeks before being announced as Winner of the Man Booker Prize. On December 3, 1976, two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, seven gunmen stormed the singer's house.The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped, and sung in the streets o... View more info

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A Brief History of Seven Killings

By: James, Marlon

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8479

ISBN: 159448600X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Brief History of Seven Killings" has been SIGNED by Marlon James on the title page! He has also dated it 9.23.15 during an appearance at Rutgers University several weeks before being announced as Winner of the Man Booker Prize. On December 3, 1976, two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, seven gunmen stormed the singer's house.The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped, and sung in the streets of West Kingston. In "A Brief History of Seven Kil... View more info

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A Brief History of Seven Killings/The Book of Night Women/John Crow's Devil/Black Leopard, Red Wolf

By: James, Marlon

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Various: 2014

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8984

ISBN: 159448600X

Condition: Fine


For sale (as a set only) is a complete collection of Marlon James' four books - all SIGNED by Marlon James on their title pages! Includes 1) "John Crow's Devil" (2005) - his stunning debut novel which tells the story of a biblical struggle in a remote Jamaican village in 1957. A novel about religious manie, sexual obsession, redemption, and the eternal struggle inside all of us between the rightious and wicked. 2) "The Book of Night Women" (2009) - a sweeping startling novel, a true tour de force of both voice and storytelling. It is the story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sug... View more info

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Flickering Shadows

By: Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Coffee House Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9014

ISBN: 1566890497

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Flickering Shadows" has been SIGNED by Kamau on the title page! This Barbados native's 1st novel. Dustjacket praise by Paule Marshall says "In this, his first novel, Agymah Kamau has taken life in a hard-scrabble little West Indian village and, through the power of his vision and his le an poetic prose, made it speak for the oppressed the world over. An impressive debut. View more info

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Tide Running

By: Kempadoo, Oonya

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 2003

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4643

ISBN: 0374277575

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Oonya Kempadoo "with thanks" on the title page! Originally published in Great Britain in 2001 - this is the First American Edition. The author was born in England of Guyanese parents and now lives in Grenada. She joins a new generation of authors writing compellingly about issues of culture, race, and class. She brings to vibrant life the people of the contemporary Caribbean and portrays the predicament of a young society looking to America for its fantasies and its heroes. 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," the story with which she felt she found her voice as a writer. An intense one-sentence, three-page story. "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