Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: SOHO Press, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - A retelling of 'Wuthering Heights' set in nineteenth century Cuba and Conde's native island of Guadalupe, in the years after emancipation. Translated from the French by Richard Philcox. SIGNED on the title page by both Conde and Richard Philcox, her husband and translator. Philcox has translated most of Conde's books and Conde has both expressed her confidence in him and said that she considers him "responsible" for the book in English - that is, for the flow and rhythm and music of the language. Praise from Maya Angelou, Caryll Phillips, Richard Price and others. 348 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.