THE BLACK NOTEBOOKS: An Interior Journey.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Norton, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Realizing that her light skin and 'good hair' conspired to give her a unique, unasked-for perspective on the racial divide in the United States, African American poet Toi Derricotte inscribed her anguish in two decades' worth of journal entries. The Black Notebooks records countless moments when Derricotte was showered with offhand entitlements and racist confidences by whites who assumed she, too, was white" Nominated for the 1998 PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir. 205 pp. . ISBN: 0-393045447.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.