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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: 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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  • BLACK IMAGES. by Cartey, Wilfred.
    Cartey, Wilfred.
    BLACK IMAGES.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Teachers College Press, (1970). First edition - A book by this Trinidadian professor which focuses on Black poetry in the Antilles in the 1920s and 1930s, especially that of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti and Santo Domingo Notes, xiv, 106 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (address label on first page).

    Book ID: 84899
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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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  • 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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  • SAMEDI'S KNAPSACK. by Dold, Gaylord (1947-2018)
    Dold, Gaylord (1947-2018)
    SAMEDI'S KNAPSACK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel featuring private investigator Mitch Roberts who is heading home from London, when he is mugged in a Miami parking lot, with all his money, identification and rental car gone. Getting in touch with a former fellow minor league baseball player, he is offered a job going to Haiti both to purchase art work and to find out what happened to the previous agent. Set in the early 1990s just before Aristide was briefly returned to power, this is a picture of a country of unbelievable poverty. 313 pp. ISBN: 0-31226643X.

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

    Book ID: 85527
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  • BABOUK. by Endore, Guy (Foreword by Jamaica Kincaid.)
    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: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68409
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  • THE COMEDIANS. by Greene, Graham.
    Greene, Graham.
    THE COMEDIANS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Haiti during the time of Papa Doc and the TonTon Macoutes - the "comedians" of the title are a group of uncommitted expats living there. A book which alternates comedy, irony and violence. 309 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83754
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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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  • Laferriere, Dany
    DINING WITH THE DICTATOR

    Edition: First English language edition, in wrappers.

    Toronto: Coach House Press, 1993. First edition - A sequel to "An Aroma of Coffee" this fictionalized memoir is set in the early 70's in Haiti and is the story of a shy adolescent boy who fears that he has become the target of the Tontons Macoutes. Translated by David Homel.

    Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers (bookseller's line to bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 14887
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  • Laferriere, Dany
    DINING WITH THE DICTATOR

    Edition: First English language edition, in wrappers.

    Toronto: Coach House Press, 1993. First edition - A sequel to "An Aroma of Coffee" this fictionalized memoir is set in the early 70s in Haiti and is the story of a shy adolescent boy who fears that he has become the target of the Tontons Macoutes. Translated by David Homel.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 7851
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  • TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE: A Revolutionary Life. by [Louverture, Toussaint, 1743-1803] Girard, Philippe.
    [Louverture, Toussaint, 1743-1803] Girard, Philippe.
    TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE: A Revolutionary Life.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Basic Books, 2016. First edition - The definitive biography of the man, born into bondage in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) who became a freedman, then a small planter and finally the leader in 1791 of the only successful slave revolt in history, although he was exiled to France and spent the last year of his life in a prison cell. Maps. Illustrated. Extensive notes, bibliographic essay. 323 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 84576
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  • VODOUN: A Novel. by Madsen, David.
    Madsen, David.
    VODOUN: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller involving the death and disappearance of a Haitian politician, and a murder that looks like a voodoo ritual. Set in Virginia and in Haiiti. SIGNED on the title page. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-688-105637.

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

    Book ID: 82367
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