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  • AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RIVER by Kincaid, Jamaica
    Kincaid, Jamaica
    AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RIVER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1983. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her highly praised first book, a collection of 10 short pieces by this Antiguan writer who first came to the US to work as an au pair, and who wound up writing for the New Yorker. While these are described as memories of a childhood in the Caribbean, there is nothing sentimental about them. SIGNED on the title page by Kincaid. Praise from Derek Walcott on the back cover of the dust jacket. ISBN: 0-374-106606.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (embossed seal of prev owner.)

    Book ID: 53393
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  • MR. POTTER. by Kincaid, Jamaica.
    Kincaid, Jamaica.
    MR. POTTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set on the island of Antigua in the West Indies where Kincaid was born, this is the story of Mr. Potter, "an illiterate taxi chauffeur who makes his living along the wide, open roads that pass the only towns he has ever seen and the graveyard where he will be buried" as told by his daughter. 190 pp. ISBN: 0-374214948.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78490
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  • MY GARDEN (BOOK). by Kincaid, Jamaica.
    Kincaid, Jamaica.
    MY GARDEN (BOOK).

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very personal and passionate book by this African American writer, about her garden in Vermont, gardens of her youth in Antigua, and gardens she has visited. SIGNED on the title page. A lovely production, with a soft green frame to every page, and illustrations by Jill Fox. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-374-281866.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15423
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  • Lazarus-Black, Mindie.
    LEGITIMATE ACTS AND ILLEGAL ENCOUNTERS: Law and Society in Antigua and Barbuda.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1994.). First edition - Examines 300 years of social life on Antigua and Barbados, moving from the period of slavery and emancipation under British colonial rule to independence. 367 pp. with index, notes and works cited. ISBN: 1-56098-3264.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 26469
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