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  • BONE. by Daley-Ward, Yrsa,
    Daley-Ward, Yrsa,
    BONE.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (2017). SIGNED first edition - First collection of poetry by this writer of West Indian and West African ancestry who was born in England. Originally issued in 2014, this edition includes additional poems and a new introduction by Kiese Laymon. SIGNED on the title page. 141 pp. ISBN: 978-0143132615.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in printed red wrappers.

    Book ID: 71443
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  • BRAVO, GRACE! by Hoffman, Mary.
    Hoffman, Mary.
    BRAVO, GRACE!

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    London: Frances Lincoln, Ltd. (2005.). First edition - The third book of stories about Grace and the friendships, and good humor of this "high-spirited girl who weaves fantasy into whatever life brings her." Illustrated with drawings by June Allen. 112 pp. ISBN: 1845070577.

    Condition: Fine in printed purple wrappers.

    Book ID: 47556
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  • THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS. by Mengestu, Dinaw.
    Mengestu, Dinaw.
    THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's award-winning first novel - "Seventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled the Ethiopian Revolution for a new start in the United States. Now he finds himself running a failing grocery store in a poor African-American section of Washington, D. C. , his only companions two fellow African immigrants who share his bitter nostalgia and longing for his home continent. Years ago and worlds away Sepha could never have imagined a life of such isolation. As his environment begins to change, hope comes in the form of a friendship with new neighbors Judith and Naomi, a white woman and her biracial daughter. But when a series of racial incidents…

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    New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's award-winning first novel - "Seventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled the Ethiopian Revolution for a new start in the United States. Now he finds himself running a failing grocery store in a poor African-American section of Washington, D. C. , his only companions two fellow African immigrants who share his bitter nostalgia and longing for his home continent. Years ago and worlds away Sepha could never have imagined a life of such isolation. As his environment begins to change, hope comes in the form of a friendship with new neighbors Judith and Naomi, a white woman and her biracial daughter. But when a series of racial incidents disturbs the community, Sepha may lose everything all over again." 228 pp. ISBN: 978-1594489402.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 68292
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  • A IS FOR AFRICA. by Onyefulu, Ifeoma.
    Onyefulu, Ifeoma.
    A IS FOR AFRICA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Dutton - Cobblehill Books, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - A colorful book with each letter of the alphabet illustrated by a full color photograph taken by the author, and showing an aspect of the village life she knew growing up as a member of the Igbo tribe in southwestern Nigeria - even though the pictures were taken in Nigeria, they represent universal African experiences of traditional village life, warm family ties and hospitality. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-525-651470.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60776
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