Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Washington, D.C.: T h r e e C o n t i n e n t s P r e s s , (1982.). First edition - The first novel by this award winning writer, born in Guadeloupe in 1937. Originally published in French in 1976, translated by R i c h a r d P h i l c o x . The title comes from the Mande (Mandingo) for "welcome house." 1 7 6 p p . ISBN: 0 - 8 9 4 1 0 - 2 3 3 8.
Condition: Good only in illustrated wrappers (rubbing and some wear to the covers, contents clean.)