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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 investigation of a life that ended too early speaks volumes about the difficult truths at the heart of all families. 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 of growing up young and female on a post-colonial poor Caribbean island. "Girl" is series of instructions, warnings an... 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 you have not yet seen..." So begins the author's third book, which shows us what we have not yet seen of the place where... 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 luminous, ambitious work to date, Kincaid breathes life into a figure unlike any in contemporary fiction, an individual consciousn... 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," her most luminous, ambitious work to date, Kincaid breathes life into a figure unlike any in contemporary fiction, an ind... 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 same spirit,: generously, passionately, and with sharp, idiosyncratic discrimination. 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

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Daughters

By: Marshall, Paule

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Athenium: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3047

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Paule Marshall on the title page. Charles Johnson dustjacket praise states "Once again, Paule Marshall brings her powerful gifts as a storyteller and her deft handling of character to the creation of a fictional world that bridges black life in this country and the Caribbean, In doing so, she adds another triumph, artistic and moral, to her distinguished body of work. Daughters is cause for celebration." View more info

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Daughters

By: Marshall, Paule

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Athenium: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4167

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Paule Marshall on the title page. Charles Johnson dustjacket praise states "Once again, Paule Marshall brings her powerful gifts as a storyteller and her deft handling of character to the creation of a fictional world that bridges black life in this country and the Caribbean, In doing so, she adds another triumph, artistic and moral, to her distinguished body of work. Daughters is cause for celebration." View more info

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Beyond the Limbo Silence

By: Nunez, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Seal Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7057

ISBN: 1580050131

Condition: Fine


This copy of the simultaneous trade paper edition has been SIGNED "Best Wishes - Elizabeth Nunez" on the title page! Layering her exploration of racial prejudice and personal identity with the evocative mysticism of West Indian culture, novelist Elizabeth Nunez illuminates a vivid chapter of history and a young black woman's journey to find her place in the world. View more info

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Beyond the Limbo Silence

By: Nunez, Elizabeth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Seal Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7058

ISBN: 1580050174

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Uncorrected Galley Proof has been SIGNED "Best Wishes - Elizabeth Nunez" on the title page! Layering her exploration of racial prejudice and personal identity with the evocative mysticism of West Indian culture, novelist Elizabeth Nunez illuminates a vivid chapter of history and a young black woman's journey to find her place in the world. View more info

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When Rocks Dance

By: Nunez-Harrell, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Putnam Pub Group: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6107

ISBN: 0399132090

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED "Best Wishes - Elizabeth Nunez" on the title page! Exotic, imaginative, inspired - a fresh and brilliant talent spins out a hypnotic tale of magic and the material world. Filled with passion, immanent with the fear of and faith in obeah, Elizabeth Nunez-Harrell's "When Rocks Dance" is a novel of stunning strength and vitality. View more info

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A State of Independence

By: Phillips, Caryl

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, NY: FSG [1986].: 1986

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 543

ISBN: 0374269769

Condition: Fine


This is a Review Copy of "A State of Independence" (Publishers promotional materials and review slip laid-in) that has been SIGNED by Caryl Phillips, who has also crossed-out his printed name! Caryl Phillips, himself a native of St. Kitts, has written a strong 2nd novel. In this story, a native of St. Kitts tells of the events surrounding his first three days back in St. Kitts after a 20 year sojourn in England. The cover art is beautiful as well - a depiction of an island scene by Henry Iles. View more info

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The Nature of Blood

By: Phillips, Caryl

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1997

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 728

ISBN: 0676970508

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Nature of Blood" has been SIGNED by Caryl Phillips on the title page. A complex and moving tale about seemingly disparate lives that are nonetheless connected across the boundaries of societies and centuries by circumstance, spirit, and blood. View more info