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Cathedral of the August Heat

By: Clitandre, Pierre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Readers International: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5437

ISBN: 093052330X

Condition: Fine


"A mosaic that blends earthy realism with voodoo and Creole folklore.a marvelous apotheosis." (World Literature Today) View more info

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Breath, Eyes, Memory

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, SOHO: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1352

Condition: Fine.


The Granta 20 author’s 1st book, a marvelous novel that suggests a series of connected stories. This copy has been SIGNED by Ms. Danticat. This evokes the the writer's roots in Haiti, where Ms. Danticat was born and raised until the age of 12 when she emigrated to the U.S. An Opah Book Club Choice. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). View more info

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The Farming of Bones

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: SOHO [1998].: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2954

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Edwidge Danticat. The very talented and popular author's most recent novel. She was also a "Granta 20" author and her first collection of stories "Krik? Krak!" was nominated for a National Book Award. Well reviewed, the New York Times Bo ok Review has said "Extraordinarily ambitious.extraordinarily successful." View more info

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Breath, Eyes, Memory

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, SOHO: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3965

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! The Granta 20 author's 1st book, a marvelous novel that suggests a series of connected stories. This evokes the the writer's roots in Haiti, where Ms. Danticat was born and raised until the age of 12 when she emigrated to the U.S. View more info

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Breath, Eyes, Memory

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 1995

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3966

ISBN: 0349106150

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ms. Danticat in her distinctive hand. UK Trade PBO w/Foldover Wraps. The first UK Edition/Printing of the author's first book. An extremely attractive Paperback Original with entirely different artwork appearing on the jacket. Jacket praise from NY Times Book Review and Washington Post. View more info

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Behind the Mountains

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Orchard Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4098

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! First Person Fiction features authors from a variety of backgrounds writing about the experience of coming to America. The author was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1969. Her parents immigrated to New York when she was a small child, and she and her brother remained in Haiti, where they were raised by an aunt and uncle. At the age of twelve, she moved to Brooklyn to join her parents. View more info

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Krik? Krak!

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, SOHO: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4482

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof that has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page. This Granta 20 author’s 2nd book, a National Book Award Nominee for Fiction. A collection of nine powerful stories about life under Haiti's dictatorships. Dustjacket praise by Paule Marshall and Walter Mosley who states ". she knows the dreams and hidden thoughts of her characters, and her readers.". View more info

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The Farming of Bones

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 1999

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4569

ISBN: 0349111642

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Edwidge Danticat! The very talented and popular author's recent novel. She was also a "Granta 20" author and her first collection of stories "Krik? Krak!" was nominated for a National Book Award. Well reviewed, the New York Times Book Review has said "Extraordinarily ambitious.extraordinarily successful." View more info

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Krik? Krak!

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, SOHO: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5314

ISBN: 1569470251

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! This Granta 20 author’s 2nd book, a National Book Award Nominee for Fiction. A collection of nine powerful stories about life under Haiti's dictatorships. Dustjacket praise by Paule Marshall and Walter Mosley who states ". she knows the dreams and hidden thoughts of her characters, and her readers.". View more info

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Krik? Krak!

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, SOHO: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5315

ISBN: 1569470251

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! This Granta 20 author’s 2nd book, a National Book Award Nominee for Fiction. A collection of nine powerful stories about life under Haiti's dictatorships. Dustjacket praise by Paule Marshall and Walter Mosley who states ". she knows the dreams and hidden thoughts of her characters, and her readers.". View more info

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After the Dance

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Jouneys: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6268

ISBN: 0609609084

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! The 2nd title in the Crown Journeys Series. One of Haiti’s most renowned daughters returns to her homeland, taking readers on a stunning, exquisitely rendered journey beyond the hedonistic surface of Carnival and into its deep heart. Part travelogue, part memoir, this is a lyrical narrative of a writer rediscovering her country along with a part of herself. It’s also a wonderful introduction to Haiti’s southern coast and to the true beauty of Carnival. View more info

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The Dew Breaker

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7873

ISBN: 1400041147

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Dew Breaker" has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! A deeply moving work of fiction that explores the world of a "dew breaker" - a torturer - a man whose brutal crimes in the country of his birth lie hidden beneath his new American reality. It is a book of interconnected lives - a book of love, remorse, and hope; of rebellions both personal and political, of the compromises we often make in order to nove beyond the most intimate brushes with history. View more info

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Create Dangerously

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 7902

ISBN: 0691140189

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work" has been warmly INSCRIBED/SIGNED on the front endpaper and is date 11/6/2010! From the Toni Morrison Lecture Series. "Create Dangerously" is an eloquent and moving expression of Danticat's belief that immigrant artists are obliged to bear witness when the countries of origin are suffering from violence, oppression, poverty, and tragedy. View more info

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Claire of the Sea Light

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9043

ISBN: 030727179X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Claire of the Sea Light" has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! This story brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing. Told with piercing lyricism and the economy of a fable, "Claire of the Sea Light" is a tightly woven, breathtaking tapestry that explores what it means to be a parent, child, neighbor, lover, and friend, while revealing the mysterious bonds we share with the natural world and with one another. View more info

Everything Inside: Stories

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9281

ISBN: 0525521275

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Everything Inside" has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! Winner of the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and the Story Prize! A collection of vividly imagined stories about a community, family, and love. Set in locales from Miami and Port-au-Prince to a small unnamed country in the Caribbean and beyond, here are eight emotionally absorbing stories, rich with hard-won wisdom and humanity. It is the indelible work of a keen observer of the human heart--a master at her best. Signed by Edwidge from her appearance at the Free Library of Phi... View more info

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Everything Inside: Stories

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9298

ISBN: 0525521275

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Everything Inside" has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! Winner of the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, the Story Prize and Winner of the $100,000 2020 Vilcek Prize in Literature! A collection of vividly imagined stories about a community, family, and love. Set in locales from Miami and Port-au-Prince to a small unnamed country in the Caribbean and beyond, here are eight emotionally absorbing stories, rich with hard-won wisdom and humanity. It is the indelible work of a keen observer of the human heart--a master at her best. Signed by... View more info

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The Butterfly’s Way (Voices From the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States)

By: Danticat, Edwidge (Editor)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Soho Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7404

ISBN: 1569472181

Condition: Fine


Kirkus Reviews calls this "Informative, deeply felt, and often moving." SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! In five sections—Childhood, Migration, Half/First Generation, Return and Future—the thirty-three contributors to this anthology write movingly, often hauntingly, of their lives in Haiti and the United States. Their dyaspora, much like a butterfly’s fluctuating path, is a shifting landscape, one in which there is much travel between two worlds, between their place of origin and their adopted land. View more info

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Sweet Diamond Dust

By: Ferre, Rosario

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Available Press/Ballantine: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 152

Condition: Fine


This is a REVIEW COPY (slip laid-in) that 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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The House On The Lagoon

By: Ferre, Rosario

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 155

ISBN: 0374173117

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ms. Ferré on the title page. Won a Nomination for the National Book Award. She is one of the leading figures in Puerto Rican letters. Dustjacket praise by Julia Alvarez stating "Rosario Ferré's novel is packed with magic, blood, sweat and tears.not only a saga of a family and of a country (Puerto Rico) but also a meditation on the power and limitations of the writer." View more info

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The House On The Lagoon

By: Ferre, Rosario

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 156

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof in plain wraps that has been SIGNED by Rosario Ferre on the title page. Won a Nomination for the National Book Award. She is one of the leading figures in Puerto Rican letters. Dustjacket praise by Julia Alvarez stating "Rosario Ferré’s novel is packed with magic, blood, sweat and tears.not only a saga of a family and of a country (Puerto Rico) but also a meditation on the power and limitations of the writer." View more info

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Eccentric Neighborhoods

By: Ferre, Rosario

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 905

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rosario Ferré on the title page. A beautiful copy of an Advance Reader’s Edition (with wraparound band intact) of the author’s latest novel. Tells the story of two families whose lives, loves, and steamy intrigues coincided with the demise of Puerto Rico ’s plantation society and the rise of the nouveaux riches. View more info

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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