THE CHIP-CHIP GATHERERS.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by this award winning Trinidadian-born author, the younger brother of V. S. Naipual. The story of two families of Indian descent whose lives are intertwined in the small village they are desperate to escape. The title refers to a small shell dound along the tideline, and gathering these shells is a weary and unrewarding task. Winner of the Whitbread award. 320 pp. ISBN: 0-394483456.
Condition: Good in a fair dust jacket (some foxing to the cream cloth spine of the book, several tears to the dj, chipping at the top of the dj spine).