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  • Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (1995.). First edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. Includes a chronology of historical events and 'another devil's dictionary.' 530 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (signs of being read).

    Book ID: 35028
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  • ALL SOULS' RISING. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. SIGNED TWICE by the author - on a tipped in page (it says a lot about Bell's signature that these tipped in pages were bound in upside down) and on the title page, dated in the year of publication. 530 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-679-439897.

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

    Book ID: 50861
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  • ALL SOULS' RISING. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. INSCRIBED on the title to Larry (Owens, the noted Oklahoma book collector.) 530 pp. Map endpapers. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. ISBN: 0-679-439897.

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

    Book ID: 60578
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  • ALL SOULS' RISING. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (1995.). First edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. Includes a chronology of historical events and 'another devil's dictionary.' 530 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 46600
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  • BASTARD TONGUES: A Trail-Blazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages. by Bickerton, Derek.
    Bickerton, Derek.
    BASTARD TONGUES: A Trail-Blazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hill & Wang, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which "focuses on languages so low in the pecking order that many people don't regard them as languages at all - Creole languages spoken by descendants of slaves and indentured laborers in plantation colonies all over the world. . . Bickerton has spent more than thirty years researching these languages on four continents and developing a controversial theory that explains why they are so similar to one another. . . a unique blend of memoir, travelogue, history, and linguistics primer." Double page map, glossary, index. suggested reading. 270 pp. ISBN: 0-8090-28174.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56321
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  • MURDER IN THE LATIN QUARTER. by Black, Cara.
    Black, Cara.
    MURDER IN THE LATIN QUARTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 9th in the series of Aimee Leduc Investigations, set in the darker corners of Paris. Marcia Muller described LeDuc as 'a prime example of the next generation of female private eyes - hip, technologically resourceful, and very, very independent.' SIGNED on the title page. 317 pp. ISBN: 9781569475416.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, nick at top of spine of dj, crease to front flap)

    Book ID: 73801
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  • MURDER IN THE LATIN QUARTER. by Black, Cara.
    Black, Cara.
    MURDER IN THE LATIN QUARTER.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (2009.). SIGNED - The 9th in the series of Aimee Leduc Investigations, set in the darker corners of Paris. Marcia Muller described LeDuc as 'a prime example of the next generation of female private eyes - hip, technologically resourceful, and very, very independent.' SIGNED on the title page. 317 pp. ISBN: 9781569476215.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 67251
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  • Black, Cara.
    MURDER IN THE LATIN QUARTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 9th in the series of Aimee Leduc Investigations, set in the darker corners of Paris. Marcia Muller described LeDuc as 'a prime example of the next generation of female private eyes - hip, technologically resourceful, and very, very independent.' SIGNED on the title page. 317 pp. ISBN: 9781569475416.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63681
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  • THE WAR OF KNIVES: A Matty Graves Novel. by Campbell, Broos.
    Campbell, Broos.
    THE WAR OF KNIVES: A Matty Graves Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ithaca, New York: McBooks Press, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel set in 1800 on the island of Saint Domingue (as Haiti was known then) during the bloody war between the slaves and their overseers. Maps, author's historical note, glossary. 309 pp. ISBN: 978-1590131046.

    Condition: Good in very good dust jacket (looks like coffee splashed on the outer edge of the textblock).

    Book ID: 71806
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  • Clitandre, Pierre.
    CATHEDRAL OF THE AUGUST HEAT.

    Edition: First English language printing.

    New York & London: Reader's International, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of modern Haiti by this exiled writer, painter and anti-Duvalier journalist. Translated by Bridget Jones. ISBN: 0-930523-36x.

    Condition: Usual browning to the pages as is common with publisher's books, otherwise very near fine in a fine dj.

    Book ID: 18352
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  • d'Adesky, Anne-Christine
    UNDER THE BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book by this writer of Haitian and French descent - both a political thriller and a vivid picture of post-Duvalier Haiti. ISBN: 0-374-28066-5.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16805
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  • CLAIRE OF THE SEA LIGHT. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    CLAIRE OF THE SEA LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. dj. Hardcover first edition - In a small seaside town in Haiti a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing. 238 pp. ISBN: 978-0307271792.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64126
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  • THE DEW BREAKER. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE DEW BREAKER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which explores the life of a man who buried his past - as a torturer (a dew breaker) for the repressive regime in Haiti -beneath his new life in Brooklyn, NY. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 1400041147.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a few specks on top edge, light crease to corner of dj flap)

    Book ID: 56908
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  • KRIK, KRAK. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    KRIK, KRAK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Haitian-born author's second book and first collection of short stories - a National Book Award finalist, by one of the Granta 20 authors. A powerful collection of 9 stories about life under Haiti's dictatorships, and about those who fled from Haiti. SIGNED on the title page. 224 pp. ISBN: 1569470251.

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

    Book ID: 47704
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  • THE FARMING OF BONES. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE FARMING OF BONES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: SOHO Press, (1998.). SIGNED first edition - INSCRIBED on the half title page "To -- in Sisterhood!" and dated in the year of publication. Second novel by this Haitian born writer, who was named by Granta Magazine as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. A powerful story of love and terror and dignity set in the late 1930's on the Dominican side of the river that forms the boundary between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Based on an actual historical incident. 312 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59124
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  • Danticat, Edwidge.
    BREATH, EYES, MEMORY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1998). SIGNED - Young Haitian's first book - in 1996, Danticat was one of 2 African American writers who were included in the Granta magazine's list of the 20 most promising young writers in the United States. This title was also an Oprah selection. SIGNED by the author, 234 pp. ISBN: 0-375-70504x.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 63632
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  • BREATH, EYES, MEMORY. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    BREATH, EYES, MEMORY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1998). SIGNED - Young Haitian's first book - in 1996, Danticat was one of 2 African American writers who were included in the Granta magazine's list of the 20 most promising young writers in the United States. This title was also an Oprah selection. SIGNED by the author, 234 pp. ISBN: 0-375-70504x.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages, crease to corner of front cover)

    Book ID: 63633
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  • THE FARMING OF BONES. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE FARMING OF BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by this Haitian born writer, who was named by Granta Magazine as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. A powerful story of love and terror and dignity set in the late 1930s on the Dominican side of the river that forms the boundary between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Based on an actual historical incident. 312 pp. ISBN: 1-56947-1266.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80030
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  • THE FARMING OF BONES. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE FARMING OF BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this Haitian born writer, who was named by Granta Magazine as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. A powerful story of love and terror and dignity set in the late 1930s on the Dominican side of the river that forms the boundary between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Based on an actual historical incident. SIGNED on the title page. 312 pp. ISBN: 1-56947-1266.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 21369
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  • THE FARMING OF BONES. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE FARMING OF BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this Haitian born writer, who was named by Granta Magazine as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. A powerful story of love and terror and dignity set in the late 1930s on the Dominican side of the river that forms the boundary between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Based on an actual historical incident. SIGNED on the title page. 312 pp. ISBN: 1-56947-1266.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (appears unread but with some signs of handling or shelfwear.)

    Book ID: 42414
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  • THE DEW BREAKER. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE DEW BREAKER.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (2005) dj. A novel which explores the life of a man who buried his past - as a torturer (a dew breaker) for the repressive regime in Haiti -beneath his new life in Brooklyn, NY. 242 pp.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 75967
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  • DIVINE REVOLUTION: The Art of Edouard Duval-Carrie. by [Duval-Carrie, Eduoard] Cosentino, Donald J.
    [Duval-Carrie, Eduoard] Cosentino, Donald J.
    DIVINE REVOLUTION: The Art of Edouard Duval-Carrie.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum, (2004.). First edition - The exhibition catalog for Haitian-American artist Eduard Duval-Carrie's show in 2004 (the bicentennial of Haitian independence) at UCLA Fowler Museum, show which was his first solo museum exhibition on the West Coast,. His powerful works 'celebrate and chronicle the Haitian Revolution while at the same time adressing the plight of Haiti today.' Text by Donald J. Cosentino, illustrated with many full-color reproductions of his works, including a series 'Milocan' which depicts the migration of the vodou spirits, References, bibliography. Somewhat oversized - 10 inches tall by 8 inches. 68 pp. ISBN: 0-9748729-11.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 47166
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  • Endore, Guy (Foreword by Jamaica Kincaid.)
    BABOUK.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Monthly Review Press, (1991.). A title in the Voices of Resistance Series. Historical novel originally published in 1934, the story of a slave and the Haitian Revolution of 1791. Foreword by Jamaica Kincaid. Afterword by David Barry Gaspar and Michel-Rolph Trouillot. Notes 199 pp. ISBN: 0-85345-745X.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68409
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  • Guy, Rosa.
    THE SUN, THE SEA, A TOUCH OF THE WIND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Review copy with publisher's material laid in. New novel by this Trinidad-born, African American writer - set in Harlem and Haiti in the 70's - Louise Meriweather called this "a bold book, sexually explosive..". ISBN: 0-525-247807.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 3839
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  • THE SUN, THE SEA, A TOUCH OF WIND. by Guy, Rosa.
    Guy, Rosa.
    THE SUN, THE SEA, A TOUCH OF WIND.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Dutton, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - New novel by this Trinidad-born, African American writer - set in Harlem and Haiti in the 70's - Louise Meriweather called this "a bold book, sexually explosive.." 305 pp. ISBN: 0-525-247807.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (bookplate.)

    Book ID: 38851
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  • Guy, Rosa.
    THE SUN, THE SEA, A TOUCH OF WIND.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Dutton, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - New novel by this Trinidad-born, African American writer - set in Harlem and Haiti in the 70's - Louise Meriweather called this "a bold book, sexually explosive.." 305 pp. ISBN: 0-525-247807.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 2659
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  • THE SALT ROADS. by Hopkinson, Nalo.
    Hopkinson, Nalo.
    THE SALT ROADS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - INSCRIBED on the title page. Fascinating historical novel by this award winning writer. Spanning the centuries, and imbued by the spirit of Afro-Caribbean mythology, it tells the stories of 3 women - Mer, a slave-midwife struggling to survive on the island of Saint Domingue, before it was renamed Haiti; Jeanne who is having an affair with the 19th century French bohemian poet Charles Baudelaire, and Meritet, a 3rd century Nubian prostitute who becomes known as 'St Mary of the Desert.'

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75613
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  • THE SALT ROADS. by Hopkinson, Nalo.
    Hopkinson, Nalo.
    THE SALT ROADS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - INSCRIBED on the title page. Fascinating historical novel by this award winning writer. Spanning the centuries, and imbued by the spirit of Afro-Caribbean mythology, it tells the stories of 3 women - Mer, a slave-midwife struggling to survive on the island of Saint Domingue, before it was renamed Haiti; Jeanne who is having an affair with the 19th century French bohemian poet Charles Baudelaire, and Meritet, a 3rd century Nubian prostitute who becomes known as 'St Mary of the Desert.'

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61561
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  • THE SALT ROADS. by Hopkinson, Nalo.
    Hopkinson, Nalo.
    THE SALT ROADS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. Fascinating historical novel by this award winning writer. Spanning the centuries, and imbued by the spirit of Afro-Caribbean mythology, it tells the stories of 3 women - Mer, a slave-midwife struggling to survive on the island of Saint Domingue, before it was renamed Haiti; Jeanne who is having an affair with the 19th century French bohemian poet Charles Baudelaire, and Meritet, a 3rd century Nubian prostitute who becomes known as 'St Mary of the Desert.'

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30399
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  • THE WHORE OF TJAMPUAN: A Novel. by Kondoleon, Harry.
    Kondoleon, Harry.
    THE WHORE OF TJAMPUAN: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: PAJ Publications, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this well-known playwright: "the mordant banality of passionless, uncommitted souls set against the colorful rituals of Bali. . . a series of adventures that move all over the map - Southeast Asia, France, Nantucket, Haiti, America. Wherever they are, Kondoleon's characters exhibit the crazed disaffection and irony of affluent youth unable to find a home even as the world turns." 172 pp. ISBN: 1555540260.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 48052
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