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  • SING, UNBURIED, SING. by Ward, Jesmyn.
    Ward, Jesmyn.
    SING, UNBURIED, SING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2017). Hardcover first edition - A novel winner of the National Book Award for fiction (her second novel to receive this award), a coming of age story set on the Gulf Coast of Missisippi, one which examines "the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power - and limitations - of family bonds. Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a man. He doesnt lack in fathers to study, chief among them his Black grandfather, Pop. But there are other men who complicate his understanding: his absent White father, Michael, who is being released from prison; his absent White grandfather, Big Joseph, who wont acknowledge…

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    New York: Scribner, (2017). Hardcover first edition - A novel winner of the National Book Award for fiction (her second novel to receive this award), a coming of age story set on the Gulf Coast of Missisippi, one which examines "the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power - and limitations - of family bonds. Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a man. He doesnt lack in fathers to study, chief among them his Black grandfather, Pop. But there are other men who complicate his understanding: his absent White father, Michael, who is being released from prison; his absent White grandfather, Big Joseph, who wont acknowledge his existence; and the memories of his dead uncle, Given, who died as a teenager." 285 pp. ISBN: 978-1501126062.

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    Condition: Fine in fine first issue dust jacket without the award sticker.

    Book ID: 79642
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  • UPPER CUT: Highlights of My Hollywood Life. by White, Carrie.
    White, Carrie.
    UPPER CUT: Highlights of My Hollywood Life.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster - Atria Books, (2011.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Autobiography of one of Hollywood's most successful hairdressers - but also one which talks about being abused by a stepfather as a child, her use of alcohol, cocaine and heroin to fuel the frenetic pace of her life which eventually cost her her home, her career and almost her children - and her struggle to come back. SIGNED on the title page and dated just one month after publication, Illustrated with color photographs,. 386 pp. ISBN: 9781439199091.

    Condition: Fine in silver boards in a fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 52130
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  • NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities. by Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperSanFrancisco, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second book by this activist African American minister, pastor of San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church, and known for his fight against drug addiction in the black community. Photographs, 228 pages. ISBN: 0-06-2509675.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42555
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  • NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities. by Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperSanFrancisco, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second book by this activist African American minister, pastor of San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church, and known for his fight against drug addiction in the black community. Photographs, 228 pages. ISBN: 0-06-2509675.

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

    Book ID: 21216
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  • NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities. by Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second book by this activist African American minister, pastor of San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church, and known for his fight against drug addiction in the black community. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper 'To Dan, No Hiding Place.' Photographs, 228 pages. ISBN: 0-06-2509675.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (embossed stamp of prev owner.)

    Book ID: 21217
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  • NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities. by Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    Williams, Cecil B. (with Rebecca Laird.)
    NO HIDING PLACE: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: HarperSanFrancisco, (1992.). Second book by this activist African American minister, pastor of San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church, and known for his fight against drug addiction in the black community. Photographs, 228 pages. ISBN: 0-06-2509888.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 53504
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  • Yablonsky, Linda.
    THE STORY OF JUNK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first book, a novel about a 'nice girl's' descent into the world of heroin dealing. Dustjacket praise from John Waters and Michael Cunningham, among others. 325 pp,. ISBN: 0-374-270244.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21500
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  • THE STORY OF JUNK. by Yablonsky, Linda.
    Yablonsky, Linda.
    THE STORY OF JUNK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first book, a novel about a 'nice girl's' descent into the world of heroin dealing. Dustjacket praise from John Waters and Michael Cunningham, among others. SIGNED opposite the title page with the words "Knock, knock." 325 pp,. ISBN: 0-374-270244.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64232
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