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  • WE GON' BE ALRIGHT: Notes on Race and Resegregation. by Chang, Jeff
    Chang, Jeff
    WE GON' BE ALRIGHT: Notes on Race and Resegregation.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Picador, (2016). SIGNED first edition - A collection of provocative essays which "look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. [This book] links #BlackLivesMatter to #OscarsSoWhite, Ferguson to Washington D.C., the Great Migration to resurgent nativism. Chang explores the rise and fall of the idea of 'diversity,' the roots of student protest, changing ideas about Asian Americanness, and the impact of a century of racial separation in housing." SIGNED on the title page. Notes. 182 pp. ISBN: 978-0312429485.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 70529
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  • ON TO THE NEXT DREAM. by Madonna, Paul.
    Madonna, Paul.
    ON TO THE NEXT DREAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: City Lights Books, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - When Madonna was evicted from his longtime home and studio in the Mission District, ground-zero in the tech wars transforming the city, he found himself "yet another victim of San Franciscos overheated boomtown housing market, with its soaring prices and rampant evictions. He decided to use his comic as a cathartic public platform to explore the experience, and to capture the complex, highly charged atmosphere of a cityand a lifebeing forced through a painful transition.. . The line between reality and surreality begins to blur almost immediately, in real life and in his comic. Absurd, maddening, and all-too-poignant, these drawings and stories capture the spirit of not just…

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    San Francisco: City Lights Books, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - When Madonna was evicted from his longtime home and studio in the Mission District, ground-zero in the tech wars transforming the city, he found himself "yet another victim of San Franciscos overheated boomtown housing market, with its soaring prices and rampant evictions. He decided to use his comic as a cathartic public platform to explore the experience, and to capture the complex, highly charged atmosphere of a cityand a lifebeing forced through a painful transition.. . The line between reality and surreality begins to blur almost immediately, in real life and in his comic. Absurd, maddening, and all-too-poignant, these drawings and stories capture the spirit of not just San Francisco, but a cultural epidemic that has now spread to cities around the world." SIGNED on the title page with a small drawing and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated with drawings by the author throughout. 77 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0872867420.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards. Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 70296
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  • DAMASCUS. by Mohr, Joshua.
    Mohr, Joshua.
    DAMASCUS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    San Francisco: Two Dollar Radio, (2011). SIGNED first edition - "It's 2003 and the country is divided evenly for and against the Iraq War. Damascus, a dive bar in San Francisco's Mission District, becomes the unlikely setting for a showdown between the opposing sides." SIGNED by the author on the title page with the words "Viva indie lit!" and dated 10/11 in the year of publication. 206 pp. ISBN: 0-9826848-94.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps (as new).

    Book ID: 57907
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