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  • BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD. by Locke, Attica.
    Locke, Attica.
    BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2017). SIGNED first edition - Uncommon advance issue of this crime novel introducing Darren Matthews, a Texas Ranger, and a Black man who must negotiate these two often conflicting identities: "He got confused sometimes, on which side of the law he belonged, couldn't always remember when it was safe for a black man to follow the rules." While on suspension, as a favor to a friend, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark where two bodies have washed up from the bayou - that of a Black attorney from Chicago, and a white waitress. In addition to the murder investigation, this is also a work on the complexity of…

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    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2017). SIGNED first edition - Uncommon advance issue of this crime novel introducing Darren Matthews, a Texas Ranger, and a Black man who must negotiate these two often conflicting identities: "He got confused sometimes, on which side of the law he belonged, couldn't always remember when it was safe for a black man to follow the rules." While on suspension, as a favor to a friend, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark where two bodies have washed up from the bayou - that of a Black attorney from Chicago, and a white waitress. In addition to the murder investigation, this is also a work on the complexity of families, and of the lingering effects of generations of racism. Winner of the Edgar for Best Novel, shortlisted for many other awards. SIGNED on the title page. 303 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82632
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  • BLACK WATER RISING. by Locke, Attica.
    Locke, Attica.
    BLACK WATER RISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of a young black lawyer in Houston, Texas, in 1981, trying to put his past behind him and barely succeeding in staying above water. Nominated for the Edgar, short listed for the Orange award, this grips you from the first page. Boldly INSCRIBED by the author on the title page "To --- To your joy, Many blessings" 427 pp. ISBN: 978006173868.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53673
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  • BLACK WATER RISING. by Locke, Attica.
    Locke, Attica.
    BLACK WATER RISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of a young black lawyer in Houston, Texas, in 1981, trying to put his past behind him and barely succeeding in staying above water. Nominated for the Edgar, short listed for the Orange award, this grips you from the first page. SIGNED on the title page. 427 pp. ISBN: 978006173868.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (embossed seal on half title page)

    Book ID: 84798
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  • THE CUTTING SEASON. by Locke, Attica.
    Locke, Attica.
    THE CUTTING SEASON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012.). SIGNED first edition - The author's second novel, set on a plantation in Louisiana, which has become an historical site - a reminder both of antebellum days and of the evils of slavery. SIGNED on the title page. 384 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (upper corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 57701
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  • THE CUTTING SEASON. by Locke, Attica.
    Locke, Attica.
    THE CUTTING SEASON.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's second novel, set on a plantation in Louisiana, which has become an historical site - a reminder both of antebellum days and of the evils of slavery. SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 978-0061802058.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64541
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  • BLACK WATER RISING. by Locke, Attica.
    Locke, Attica.
    BLACK WATER RISING.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (2010.). SIGNED - The author's first novel, the story of a young black lawyer in Houston, Texas, in 1981, trying to put his past behind him and barely succeeding in staying above water. Nominated for the Edgar, short listed for the Orange award, this grips you from the first page. SIGNED on the title page. 427 pp. ISBN: 9780061735851.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 59370
    View cart More details Price: $20.00