SALVATION: Black People and Love.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A powerful book by this African American activist and feminist. "Written from a historical and cultural perspective, [it] takes an incisive look at the transformative power of love in the lives of African-Americans. Whether talking about the legacy of slavery, relationships, and marriage in black life, the prose and poetry of Martin Luther King Jr., James Baldwin, Malcolm X, and Maya Angelou, the liberation movements of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, sexual pain or pleasure, hip-hop and gangsta rap culture, addiction, greed, or the failure of black leadership, hooks lets us know what love's got to do with it." SIGNED on the title page. Also on the title page is a stamp with an 'aloha' shirt stamped "first day of issue Honolulu 2012 and on the facing page is a stamp stating "only one made." Uncommon signed - and presumably unique with the Hawaiian stamp! xxv, 225 pp. Newspaper clipping with a review of this book and an interview with hooks laid in. ISBN: 0-060184949.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.