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  • IN SEARCH OF COLOR EVERYWHERE, a Collection of African-American Poetry. by (Anthology, signed) Miller, E. Ethelbert, editor, Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange, Michelle Clinton and others, signed.
    (Anthology, signed) Miller, E. Ethelbert, editor, Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange, Michelle Clinton and others, signed.
    IN SEARCH OF COLOR EVERYWHERE, a Collection of African-American Poetry.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Stewatt, Tabori & Chang, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A lovely book, slightly oversized, illustrated by Terrance Cummings. The poems are arranged thematically, and so in the section on "Freedom" Henry Dumas's "Root Song" is followed by the 19th c poet, Frances E. W. Harper's "The Slave Auction." SIGNED by SEVEN contributors - E. Ethelbert Miller on the title page, Alice Walker and Ntozake Shange on the half title page, and Michelle Clinton, Peter Harris, Al Young and Ishmael Reed at their contributions. Many of the signatures are dated 1994 in the year of publication. Index of title and of authors. ISBN: 1-556703392.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (light coffee splash to upper edge of textblock, slightly affecting the interior of the dj and the front pastedown, not affecting the actual text of the book, which is otherwise a tight and sturdy copy) Uncommon with several signatures.

    Book ID: 79343
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  • MODERN AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS: Essential Bibliogaphy of American Fiction. by (Baldwin, James; Wright, Richard; Ellison, Ralph; Toomer, Jean; Walker, Alice; Morrison, Toni; Hurston, Zora Neale; Reed, Ishmael and Chesnutt, Charles W.) Bruccoli, Matthew J. and Baughman, Judith S., editors.
    (Baldwin, James; Wright, Richard; Ellison, Ralph; Toomer, Jean; Walker, Alice; Morrison, Toni; Hurston, Zora Neale; Reed, Ishmael and Chesnutt, Charles W.) Bruccoli, Matthew J. and Baughman, Judith S., editors.
    MODERN AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS: Essential Bibliogaphy of American Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Facts on File, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Bibliographies for the nine African American writers listed above. Foreword by Keneth Kinnamon, checklist for students of American fiction and index. 92 pages. ISBN: 0-8140-2998-9.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 17161
    Keywords: Reference Books
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  • Kertonegoro, Madi. (introduction by Alice Walker.)
    THE SPIRIT JOURNEY: Stories and Paintings of Bali.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Navarro, California: Wild Trees Press, (1988.). First edition - Balinese legends retold, in a weaving together of ancient and modern tales, by this Javanese artist, folklorist and peace activist. The stories of Bali are illustrated with tranditional lontar palm leaf drawings. Also included is a selection of full color plates of Madi's paintings, with his comments on each work. Introduction by Alice Walker who, with her partner Robert Allen, established Wild Trees Press, xv, 16 pp glossy plates, 103 pp. ISBN: 0-931125-065.

    Condition: SIGNED on the dedication page by Madi, with "Ubud Bali, 2 Sept .88, at my home. Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (discoloration from tape on 2 pages) Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 33580
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  • FINDING THE GREENSTONE by Walker, Alice
    Walker, Alice
    FINDING THE GREENSTONE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Walker's second book for children, once again produced in collaboration with illustrator Catherine Deeter. ISBN: 0-15-227538x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73121
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  • Walker, Alice
    POSSESSING THE SECRET OF JOY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of Tashi, a tribal African woman who lives much of her adult life In North America. Although not a sequel to "The Color Purple" or "The Temple of my Familiar," Tashi was a barely glimpsed character there. Combining fact and fiction, this deals with the controversial issue of female genital mutilation and its effect on women. SIGNED on the title page. 286 pp. ISBN: 0-15-17315217.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25091
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  • THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR by Walker, Alice
    Walker, Alice
    THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first novel after the award-winning 'The Color Purple' - and Miss Celie and Miss Shug make brief appearances in this story. 416 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1885338.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39160
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  • Walker, Alice.
    HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1984. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Walker's fourth book of poetry.SIGNED by the author. ISBN: 0-15-1421692.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustwrapper (minimal edgewear, price-clipped, remainder line bottom edge).

    Book ID: 25096
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • Walker, Alice.
    HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1984. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Walker's fourth book of poetry. SIGNED on title page. ISBN: 0-15-1421692.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustwrapper ( light edgewear).

    Book ID: 25098
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  • HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL. by Walker, Alice.
    Walker, Alice.
    HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1984. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Walker's fourth book of poetry. SIGNED by Walker on title page. 79 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1421692.

    Condition: Very good in a good dustwrapper (small piece torn from front endpaper, corners slightly bumped, some overall wear to dj.)

    Book ID: 70355
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  • Walker, Alice
    LIVING BY THE WORD, Selected Writings 1973-1987

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. SIGNED - A collection of short prose pieces, some essays about her travels in China, Jamaica and elsewhere; others are short journal entries. SIGNED on the half title page. ISBN: 0-15-652865-7.

    Condition: Very good+ in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 25101
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  • Walker, Alice
    LIVING BY THE WORD, Selected Writings 1973-1987

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. SIGNED - A collection of short prose pieces, some essays about her travels in China, Jamaica and elsewhere; others are short journal entries. SIGNED on the title page. Although this states that it is the first edition, and has the letter line beginning with 'A', the cover is a very different design, and the paper is thicker than in the first trade paperback edition. ISBN: 0-15-652865-7.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 25102
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  • Walker, Alice
    THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first novel after the award-winning 'The Color Purple' - and Miss Celie and Miss Shug make brief appearances in this story. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-15-1885338.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (a tight copy, rem line, price-clipped dj)

    Book ID: 25108
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  • GOOD NIGHT WILLIE LEE, I'LL SEE YOU IN THE MORNING by Walker, Alice
    Walker, Alice
    GOOD NIGHT WILLIE LEE, I'LL SEE YOU IN THE MORNING

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Dial Press, (1979.). First edition - Collection of poetry by the author of 'The Color Purple.' 53 pp. ISBN: 0-8037-30527.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (previous owner's name, that of poet Elizabeth Harrod.)

    Book ID: 41931
    Keywords: Poetry
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  • THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR by Walker, Alice
    Walker, Alice
    THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first novel after the award-winning 'The Color Purple' - and Miss Celie and Miss Shug make brief appearances in this story. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-15-1885338.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25110
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  • Walker, Alice.
    BY THE LIGHT OF MY FATHER'S SMILE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel, her first in six years. SIGNED on the title page. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-375-501525.

    Condition: Very good minus in a fine dj (missing front free endpaper, but book otherwise appears unread.)

    Book ID: 25113
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  • Walker, Alice.
    THE SAME RIVER TWICE. Honoring the Difficult.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Washington Square Press Books, 1997. SIGNED - A book Walker spent 10 years in the writing, this is perhaps her most personal book yet. The story of the making of the film "Color Purple" and of the changes in her life. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-671-003771.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 25116
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  • Walker, Alice.
    MERIDIAN.

    Edition: First thus- a pocket paperback.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1986.). Walker's second novel, originally published in 1976. the story of a young woman, a high school drop out with an absent husband and a child, who begins to understand her black heritage when she volunteers to return to the South as a civil rights worker. 220 pp. ISBN: 0-671-472569.

    Condition: Good only (creases on spine, toning to the pages, inside covers.)

    Book ID: 43094
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  • Walker, Alice
    THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. dj. Hardcover - Her first novel after the award-winning 'The Color Purple' - and Miss Celie and Miss Shug make brief appearances in this story. ISBN: 0-15-1885338.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket ( a tight copy, upper corner bumped with a chip missing from dj.)

    Book ID: 25146
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  • THE SAME RIVER TWICE. Honoring the Difficult. by Walker, Alice.
    Walker, Alice.
    THE SAME RIVER TWICE. Honoring the Difficult.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - A book Walker spent 10 years in the writing, this is perhaps her most personal book yet. The story of the making of the film "Color Purple" and of the changes in her life. ISBN: 0-684-814196.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (appears unread, but with a remainder dot, dj is partially price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 25147
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  • Walker, Alice
    THE COLOR PURPLE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c. 1982. ISBN: 0-671-526022.

    Condition: Very good+ (light creasing to spine)

    Book ID: 25148
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  • ANYTHING WE LOVE CAN BE SAVED: A Writer's Activism. by Walker, Alice
    Walker, Alice
    ANYTHING WE LOVE CAN BE SAVED: A Writer's Activism.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays on a variety of topics ranging from writing and writers, including Zora Neale Hurston and Audre Lorde, to the musical group Sweet Honey , her daughters and dreadlocks. 221 pp. ISBN: 0-679-455841.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79462
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  • Walker, Alice
    THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1990. Her first novel after the award-winning 'The Color Purple' - and Miss Celie and Miss Shug make brief appearances in this story. ISBN: 0-671-683993.

    Condition: Very good+.

    Book ID: 26529
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  • BY THE LIGHT OF MY FATHER'S SMILE. by Walker, Alice.
    Walker, Alice.
    BY THE LIGHT OF MY FATHER'S SMILE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel, her first in six years. SIGNED on the title page. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-375-501525.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45811
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  • LIVING BY THE WORD, Selected Writings 1973-1987 by Walker, Alice
    Walker, Alice
    LIVING BY THE WORD, Selected Writings 1973-1987

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by Walker on the first preliminary page. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1529000.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket (sunning to the spine and edges of the dj, as is common with almost all copies of this title, very small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

    Book ID: 3045
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  • POSSESSING THE SECRET OF JOY. by Walker, Alice.
    Walker, Alice.
    POSSESSING THE SECRET OF JOY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of Tashi, a tribal African woman who lives much of her adult life In North America. Although not a sequel to "The Color Purple" or "The Temple of my Familiar," Tashi was a barely glimpsed character there. Combining fact and fiction, this deals with the controversial issue of female genital mutilation and its effect on women. ISBN: 0-15-17315217.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (initials and date on title page.)

    Book ID: 45835
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  • HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW. Earthling Poems 1965-1990. by Walker, Alice.
    Walker, Alice.
    HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW. Earthling Poems 1965-1990.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - First book of collected poems by Walker - includes a new introduction to each book of poetry in which Walker talks about her experiences at the time she was writing those poems; also includes a section of previously unpublished poems. 461 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1400407.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60874
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  • THE SAME RIVER TWICE. Honoring the Difficult. by Walker, Alice.
    Walker, Alice.
    THE SAME RIVER TWICE. Honoring the Difficult.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - A book Walker spent 10 years in the writing, this is perhaps her most personal book yet. The story of the making of the film "Color Purple" and of the changes in her life. ISBN: 0-684-814196.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74854
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  • Walker, Alice
    REVOLUTIONARY PETUNIAS & OTHER POEMS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1973.). Walker's third book. 70 pp. ISBN: 0-15-6766205.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, pocket, tape reinforcement to covers, contents clean.

    Book ID: 18057
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  • Walker, Alice.
    MERIDIAN.

    Edition: First thus- a pocket paperback.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1986.). Walker's second novel, originally published in 1976. the story of a young woman, a high school drop out with an absent husband and a child, who begins to understand her black heritage when she volunteers to return to the South as a civil rights worker. 220 pp. ISBN: 0-671-472569.

    Condition: Very good (toning to the pages, inside covers.)

    Book ID: 41547
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  • Walker, Alice.
    HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Walker's fourth book of poetry. ISBN: 0-15-1421692.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (line on bottom edge, price-clipped, chip to rear cover of dj, short closed tears.)

    Book ID: 26779
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