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  • THE BOUNTY. by Walcott, Derek.
    Walcott, Derek.
    THE BOUNTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first collection of poetry by this Caribbean author to be published after he was awarded the Nobel Prize - many of the poems evoke his native island of Santa Lucia. 78 pp. ISBN: 0-374-115567.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 13675
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  • THE BOUNTY. by Walcott, Derek.
    Walcott, Derek.
    THE BOUNTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first collection of poetry by this Caribbean author to be published after he was awarded the Nobel Prize - many of the poems evoke his native island of Santa Lucia. 78 pp. ISBN: 0-374-115567.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54916
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  • Walcott, Derek
    DREAM ON MONKEY MOUNTAIN and Other Plays

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first collection of plays by this Caribbean writer who was both the director of the Trinidad Theater Workshop as well as its chief playwright.

    Condition: Ex-library with pocket inside front endpaper, but overall a fairly tight copy in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 9587
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  • Walcott, Derek
    THE ARKANSAS TESTAMENT.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1987.). Collection of poems, set both in his native Caribbean and "elsewhere." 117 pp. ISBN: 0-37452099.

    Condition: Very good in stiff wrappers (check marks on several lines of the first poem.)

    Book ID: 41636
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  • Wilentz, Amy.
    THE RAINY SEASON: Haiti Since Duvalier.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1989.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fascinating first-hand account of events in Haiti beginning 4 days before the ouster of President-for-Life, Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier, and the following weeks and months - A story of change and how liberation did not lead to reform but to chaos and stagnation. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Bibliography, index. 427 pp. ISBN: 0-224025635.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37547
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  • THE RAINY SEASON: Haiti Since Duvalier. by Wilentz, Amy.
    Wilentz, Amy.
    THE RAINY SEASON: Haiti Since Duvalier.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1989.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fascinating first-hand account of events in Haiti beginning 4 days before the ouster of President-for-Life, Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier, and the following weeks and months - A story of change and how liberation did not lead to reform but to chaos and stagnation. SIGNED on the title page. Maps. Bibliography, index. 427 pp. ISBN: 0-671-641867.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (price-clipped, some sunning to the spine of the dj.).

    Book ID: 61088
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  • FAREWELL, FRED VOODOO: A Letter from Haiti. by Wilentz, Amy.
    Wilentz, Amy.
    FAREWELL, FRED VOODOO: A Letter from Haiti.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book by the award winning author of "In a Rainy Season," one which "traces the country's history from its slave plantations through its turbulent revolutionary history, its kick-up-the-dirt guerrilla movements, its totalitarian dynasty that ruled for decades, and its long and always troubled relationship with the United States. Yet through a history of hardship shines Haiti's creative culture, its African traditions, its French inheritance, and its uncanny resilience." Selected bibliography, index. 329 pp. ISBN: 978-1451643978.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75574
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  • FAREWELL, FRED VOODOO: A Letter from Haiti. by Wilentz, Amy.
    Wilentz, Amy.
    FAREWELL, FRED VOODOO: A Letter from Haiti.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2013). First edition - A book by the award winning author of "In a Rainy Season," one which "traces the country's history from its slave plantations through its turbulent revolutionary history, its kick-up-the-dirt guerrilla movements, its totalitarian dynasty that ruled for decades, and its long and always troubled relationship with the United States. Yet through a history of hardship shines Haiti's creative culture, its African traditions, its French inheritance, and its uncanny resilience." Selected bibliography. 314 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75579
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  • CALLALOO: Callaloo Volume 20, Number 4 Fall 1997: Eric Williams and the Postcolonial Caribbean. by [Williams, Eric, 1911-1981.] Rowell, Charles H. , editor; Sandra Pouchet Paquet, guest editor, George Lamming, signed.
    [Williams, Eric, 1911-1981.] Rowell, Charles H. , editor; Sandra Pouchet Paquet, guest editor, George Lamming, signed.
    CALLALOO: Callaloo Volume 20, Number 4 Fall 1997: Eric Williams and the Postcolonial Caribbean.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press 1997. SIGNED first edition - A special issue devoted to the work of Dr Eric Williams, as an historian and a politician. SIGNED by George Lamming at his article "The Legacy of Eric Williams." Includes an excerpt from William's works, articles by Selwyn Cudjoe, Patricia Mohammed, William Darrity Jr, a select bibliography by Deborah Craig Nestor and more. Photograph. ix, pp 703-912. ISBN: 0161-2492.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (one corner bent.)

    Book ID: 52898
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  • IN THE FIST OF THE REVOLUTION, Life in a Cuban Country Town. by Yglesias, Jose.
    Yglesias, Jose.
    IN THE FIST OF THE REVOLUTION, Life in a Cuban Country Town.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Classic account of life in Cuba after the Revolution. Born in Florida, but of Cuban ancestry, Yglesias spent three months living in the small town of Mayari in 1967, and recounts in this book his discussions with the people there, and his observations of life in Cuba, both positive and critical. 307 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dustjacket (faint stamp on front endpaper. loss of about 1/4 inch at bottom of dj spine, creasing to back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 41001
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