DANCING IN THE DARK.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this award-winning writer from St Kitts, which re-imagines the life of Bert Williams (1874-1922). Born in the Bahamas, and raised in Southern California, Williams became the first black entertainer in the US to reach the highest levels of fame and fortune - a level he reached by putting on blackface and playing the 'coon' as a character on Broadway in the Ziegfield follies. 209 pp plus an epilogue. ISBN: 1400043964.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot)
Book ID: 64308
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