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  • THE KONKANS. by D'Souza, Tony.
    D'Souza, Tony.
    THE KONKANS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, centering on the Konkans, a small but proud group of Indian Catholics. Francisco's mother had gone to India as a Peace Corp Worker, and there she met and married Lawrence D'Sai, an industrious young man. Later on, in 1973 Chicago, Lawrence, is doing his best to assimilate into American culture, drinking too much and talking little - but when his brothers show up things change. "Francisco's American mother, Denise, and his uncle Sam are passionate raconteurs set on preserving the family's Konkan heritage, feeding Francisco's imagination with proud visions of India and Konkan history." Very personally INSCRIBED on the title page, signed "Tony" and dated in the year of publication. 308 pp. ISBN: 978-0151015191.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (bookplate on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 77723
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  • MONKEY HUNTING. by Garcia, Cristina.
    Garcia, Cristina.
    MONKEY HUNTING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A multi-generational story, which follows one family from China to Cuba in 1857 and to the United States in modern times. SIGNED on the title page. 251 pp. ISBN: 0-375-410562.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48953
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  • THE TRIAL OF DON PEDRO LEON LUJAN: The Attack Against Indian Slavery and Mexican Traders in Utah. by Jones, Sandra.
    Jones, Sandra.
    THE TRIAL OF DON PEDRO LEON LUJAN: The Attack Against Indian Slavery and Mexican Traders in Utah.

    Edition: First printing.

    Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which "explores and corrects historians' errors surrounding the [1851] trial of Pedro Leon Lujan of New Mexico for Indian slave trading in the Utah Territory. Jones examines the case and the clashing racial, cultural, and religious beliefs and biases that characterized it, looking at Mormon policy and doctrine concerning black and Indian slavery and indenture." Includes a chronology of compulsory Indian labor laws. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Notes, bibliography and index. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-87480615.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (appears unread).

    Book ID: 78793
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  • SOUTHWEST BORDERLANDS: Veins of Silver and Gold. by Perez, Robert H.
    Perez, Robert H.
    SOUTHWEST BORDERLANDS: Veins of Silver and Gold.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Tucson: University of Arizona - Arizona Educational Materials Center, (1982.). First edition - Stories of the Spanish conquest of the southwest, including California, and of the people involved. Also includes some discussion of culture change, then and now. Illustrated with maps and photographs. viii, 150 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated tan wrappers. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 51397
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