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  • MORE. by Clarke, Austin.
    Clarke, Austin.
    MORE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Amistad / Harper Collins, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - Eleventh novel by this award-winning writer, born in Barbados, but who has lived in Canada much of his life. A book which "carries readers into the lonely life of an immigrant domesticÑabandoned years before by a faithless husband, her life devastated by her sonÕs involvement in gang culture and crimeÑand her remarkable journey from tragedy back to the light." 300 pp. ISBN: 978-0061772405.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 75756
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  • THE MEETING POINT. by Clarke, Austin.
    Clarke, Austin.
    THE MEETING POINT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Macmillan, (1967) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel by this highly acclaimed Barbadian-Canadian author, set among West Indian immigrants in Toronto. Clarke was the winner (among many other awards) of the 1999 W. O. Mitchell literary prize. Warmly INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- with a better memory of Chicago than Chicago, and with a line more profound then the Blue Ridge Mountain's beautiful line" and dated at Yale in 1968. 250 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in black cloth with gold lettering on the spine, in a good dust jacket (address label on front endpaper, dj has rubbing and wear to all folds, some very short edgetears)

    Book ID: 68909
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  • THE MEETING POINT. by Clarke, Austin.
    Clarke, Austin.
    THE MEETING POINT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Macmillan, (1967). Hardcover first edition - The third novel by this highly acclaimed Barbadian-Canadian author, set among West Indian immigrants in Toronto. Clarke was the winner (among many other awards) of the 1999 W. O. Mitchell literary prize. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good in black cloth with gold lettering on the spine (slight spine slant, no dj)

    Book ID: 68910
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  • NOTES FOR A GLOSSARY OF WORDS AND PHRASES OF BARBADIAN DIALECT. by Collymore, Frank A.
    Collymore, Frank A.
    NOTES FOR A GLOSSARY OF WORDS AND PHRASES OF BARBADIAN DIALECT.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Bridgetown: Barbados National Trust n.d. (ca 1975). Fifth edition of a work originally published in 1955 - each edition adds more words to the list. [6] 120 pp. Wraparound cover art by Jill Walker.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (light vertical crease on back cover).

    Book ID: 77580
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  • A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada. by Foster, Cecil.
    Foster, Cecil.
    A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - 3rd printing.

    Toronto: Harper Collins, (1996.). SIGNED - A look at the troubled state of race relations in Canada by this black novelist, who came to Canada from Barbados at the age 24. Although the title refers to how the fugitive slaves (and Foster himself) thought of Canada, the reality is quite different: "The sons and daughters of black doctors, lawyers and politicians are just as likely to drop out of school and to be harassed by the police as are the offspring of domestic servants. For many young Blacks, this situation is not acceptable. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 1998. Index. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-00638028X.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy blue and black illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 42203
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  • Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    FLICKERING SHADOWS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this Barbados born author - Paule Marshall describes him as having 'taken life in a hardscrabble little West Indian village and, through the power o fhis vision and his lean poetic prose, made it speak for the oppressed the world over.' SIGNED on the title page with the author's last name, and date 4/30/99. ISBN: 1-56689-0497.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15545
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  • Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    FLICKERING SHADOWS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this Barbados born author - Paule Marshall describes him as having 'taken life in a hardscrabble little West Indian village and, through the power o fhis vision and his lean poetic prose, made it speak for the oppressed the world over.' INSCRIBED on the title page with 'Peace, blessings, Agymah", and dated 4/30/99. ISBN: 1-56689-0497.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15546
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  • PICTURES OF A DYING MAN. by Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    PICTURES OF A DYING MAN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1999. SIGNED first edition - Second novel by this Barbardos born author - a continuation of his examination of the legacy of colonialism. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 219 pp.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 57361
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  • PICTURES OF A DYING MAN. by Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    PICTURES OF A DYING MAN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1999. SIGNED first edition - Second novel by this Barbardos born author - a continuation of his examination of the legacy of colonialism. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 219 pp.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 22079
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  • Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    FLICKERING SHADOWS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1996. Highly praised first novel by this Barbados born author - Paule Marshall describes him as having 'taken life in a hardscrabble little West Indian village and, through the power o fhis vision and his lean poetic prose, made it speak for the oppressed the world over.'

    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 15410
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  • Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
    FLICKERING SHADOWS.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1997. Highly praised first novel by this Barbados born author - Paule Marshall describes him as having 'taken life in a hardscrabble little West Indian village and, through the power o fhis vision and his lean poetic prose, made it speak for the oppressed the world over.'. ISBN: 0-805054723.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 15411
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  • Kurlansky, Mark.
    A CONTINENT OF ISLANDS. Searching for the Caribbean Destiny.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1992. dj. Hardcover - A wide-ranging collection of Caribbean vignettes, historical, personal, and cultural. With photographs and suggestions for further reading. Map. Index, 324 pp. ISBN: 0-201-523965.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 5516
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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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  • Petry, Ann
    TITUBA OF SALEM VILLAGE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crowell, 1964. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on the story of Tituba, the slave from Barbados who was accused of being a witch in Salem in 1692, by the author who is best known for her prize-winning first novel, a bitter and haunting story of life in Harlem called "The Street." 254 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34040
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  • St. John, Primus.
    DREAMER: Poems.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie-Mellon Press, 1990. First edition - A collection in which the poet 'follows the incessant dark seas of the slave trade from Africa to 18th and 20th century Barbados.'. ISBN: 0-88748-0977.

    Condition: Very good (some underlining and marginal notations.)

    Book ID: 29208
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