EVERY TIME A RAINBOW DIES.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth young adult novel by this award-winning writer, a story about the power of love set in New York City. Both Thulani and Ysa are emotionally wounded. Ever since his mother suddenly returned to their Jamaican home to die four years ago, Thulani, 16, has withdrawn from the brother and sister-in-law who have raised him; he spends long hours on the roof of their brownstone alone with his beloved doves. One day he hears a scream and looks over the parapet to see a young woman being raped in the alley below. He rescues her, and takes her home, although she fights him every step of the way - but gradually they begin to let down the barriers between them. Small format. 166 pp. ISBN: 0-688162452.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.