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A Small Gathering of Bones

By: Powell, Patricia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Heinemann Educational: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1545

ISBN: 0435989367

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Patricia Powell on the title page! The Jamaican-born author's second novel - it explores the complexity of homosexual experience with frnakness and sensitivity. A mysterious illness is threatening the gay community of late 1970s Jamaica. When Dale's friends succumb to it, his own isolation increases and he is pushed towards desperate action. View more info

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The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4091

Condition: Fine


Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on December 10, 1992. His Nobel lecture is a stirring evocation of the multivalent wholeness of the culture of the Antilles, forged out of a violent history against a land- and seascape of immemorial dimensions. Walcott's lecture is a powerful reenvisioning of the themes that have energized and informed his poetry. View more info

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Tiepolo's Hound

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $185.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4112

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED and dated 2003 by Derek Walcott on the title page. From the Nobel Prize for Literature Winner in 1992, this is a copy of the trade edition which was published with twenty-six full-color reproductions of Derek Walcott's own paintings. "Tiepolo's Hound" joins the quests of two Caribbean men, Camille Pissarro, a Sephardic Jew born in 1830, leaves his native St. Thomas to follow his vocation as a painter in Paris, while the poet himself longs to rediscover a detail - "a slash of pink on the inner thigh / of a white hound" - of a Venetian painting encounter... View more info

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Tiepolo's Hound

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4113

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Derek Walcott on the title page. From the Nobel Prize for Literature Winner in 1992, this is a copy of the uncorrected proof which contains the text but not the twenty-six full-color reproductions of Derek Walcott's own paintings. "Tiepolo's Hound" joins the quests of two Caribbean men, Camille Pissarro, a Sephardic Jew born in 1830, leaves his native St. Thomas to follow his vocation as a painter in Paris, while the poet himself longs to rediscover a detail - "a slash of pink on the inner thigh / of a white hound" - of a Venetian painting encounter... View more info

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What the Twilight Says

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $110.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4114

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Derek Walcott on the title page. This collects Derek Walcott's outstanding essays from over twenty years and forms a volume of remarkable elegance, concision, and brilliance. It includes his moving and insightful examinations of the paradoxes of Caribbean culture (including his noted Nobel Lecture). The essays reveal that the Nobel Prize Winning author is a writer whose prose has the same lyric power and syncretic intelligence that have made him one of the major poetic voices of our time. View more info

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The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4115

Condition: Fine


This copy SIGNED by Derek Walcott on the title page. Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on December 10, 1992. His Nobel lecture is a stirring evocation of the multivalent wholeness of the culture of the Antilles, forged out of a violent history against a land- and seascape of immemorial dimensions. Walcott's lecture is a powerful reenvisioning of the themes that have energized and informed his poetry. View more info

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The Bounty

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1997

Edition: First Noonday Edition, 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5039

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the First Noonday Edition (paperback issue) that has been SIGNED and Inscribed by Derek Walcott on the title page. "The Bounty" opens with the title poem, a memorable elegy to Walcott's mother. It also contains a haunting series of poems evoking the poet's native ground, the island of St, Lucia. The power and beauty of Walcott's lyric gift have never been more fully in evidence. View more info

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The Joker of Seville & O Babylon

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1978

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5643

ISBN: 0374179980

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by Derek Walcott on the title page! These two plays contribute to the body of work which has established Derek Walcott as an engaging dramatist, a unique poetic intelligence, and a resourceful friend to the English language. In "The Joker of Seville," Don Juan Tenorio, a Spanish prince, devotes himself to the pursuit of happiness through sexual conquest. "O Babylon," brings to life the Rastafarian sect in Jamaica, which grew during Marcus Garvey's exile to that country and has been popularized through the lyrics of reggae music. View more info

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Dream on Monkey Mountain and Other Plays

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1970

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5645

ISBN: 0374143684

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Derek Walcott on the title page. For nine years, Derek Walcott has been director of the Trinidad Theatre Workshop as well as its chief playwright. The appearance of his first collection of plays is a literary event. The two endpaper drawing are stage sketches the author made while writing "Dream on Monkey Mountain." View more info

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Land of Love and Drowning

By: Yanique, Tiphanie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8178

ISBN: 1594488339

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Tiphanie Yanique on the title page! A 2010 Rona Jaffe Foundations Writer's Award winner and named by the National Book Foundation as one of 2011's "5 Under 35". This is her first novel and it is told in a language that evokes an entire world and a way of life and love. "Land of Love and Drowning" follows three generations of a Virgin Islands family through the changes of the twentieth century. We are with this family through sixty years of fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, husbands and wives and lovers, curses, magic, births and deaths, and... View more info