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  • Heath, Roy.
    THE MURDERER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Persea Books, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the author's native Guyana, originally published in 1978 in England and winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize there. Heath is one of the most highly praised of the modern Caribbean writers, and has been nominated for the Whitbread and Booker prizes. ISBN: 0-89225-1682.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15856
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  • Heath, Roy.
    THE MINISTRY OF HOPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Marion Boyars, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the author's native Guyana. Heath is one of the most highly praised of the modern Caribbean writers, and has been nominated for the Whitbread and Booker prizes and won the Guardian Fiction prixe. ISBN: 0-7145-30158.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 19163
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  • Naipaul, Shiva
    JOURNEY TO NOWHERE: A New World Tragedy.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - Thought provoking book inspired by the mass suicides at Jonestown in Guyana and a serious look at the forces which were influential in the creation of the People's Temple, Shiva Naipual, the brother of Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul and an award winning writer also, was born in Trinidad. Index. 336 pp. Originally published in Great Britain under the title 'Black and White.'. ISBN: 0-671-424718.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, prev owner's name, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 26975
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  • THE LATE CANDIDATE. by Phillips, Mike.
    Phillips, Mike.
    THE LATE CANDIDATE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second hard-boiled crime novel by this author who was born in Guyana, but grew up in London. Features journalist Sam Dean - when his fiend Aston Edwards is murdered and dumped on the side of the roadside, Dean agrees to write an article about Aston's life and career as a controversial black councillor in London, but he also plans on digging until he finds out who killed Edwards. Winner of the Silver Dagger Award. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-312048661.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short tear to top of dj spine, some rubbing to dj)

    Book ID: 67304
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  • A THOUSAND LIVES: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown. by Scheeres, Julia.
    Scheeres, Julia.
    A THOUSAND LIVES: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Free Press, (2011.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of Jim Jones and the tragedy of his followers, based on the "experiences of five Peoples Temple members who went to Jonestown: a middle-class English teacher from Colorado, an elderly African American woman raised in Jim Crow Alabama, a troubled young black man from Oakland, and a working-class father and his teenage son. SIGNED on the title page. Notes, Index. 307 pp. Photographic endpapers. ISBN: 9781416596394.

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

    Book ID: 52251
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  • TROPIC DEATH. by Walrond, Eric.
    Walrond, Eric.
    TROPIC DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Hardcover first edition - Ten powerful short stories of Afro-Caribbean life, set in the West Indies, Panama, and the Central American isthmus. An uncommon book by this Harlem Renaissance writer who was born in Guyana. 282 pp.

    Condition: Good overall condition in black cloth with gold lettering, black and gold illustrated endpapers (spine significantly faded, and slightly frayed at the ends) .

    Book ID: 26746
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