THE HUNDRED THOUSAND KINGDOMS: Book One of the Inheritance Trilogy.
New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2010). SIGNED - Jemisin's first novel, winner of the Locus Award for best first novel: "Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle." Jemisin later went on to become the first African American woman writer to win the Hugo, and the first writer to win the Hugo three years in a row, for each novel in her Broken Earth trilogy. SIGNED by Jemisin on the title page, and uncommon thus. Glossary of terms. 412 pp plus an interview with Jemisin and a brief excerpt from her second book. ISBN: 978-0316043195.