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  • NO NAME IN THE STREET. by Baldwin, James.
    Baldwin, James.
    NO NAME IN THE STREET.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dial Press, 1972. First edition - Uncommon advance issue (cover says "Uncorrected Galleys") of this very personal book by one of the most important African American novelist, essayist and playwright - this deals with the history of the 1960's and early 1970's. He remembers the Harlem childhood that shaped his early conciousness, the murders of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, his sojourns in Europe and in Hollywood, and his return to the American South to confront a violent America, including the killing of George Jackson, the trial of Angela Davis. 190 pp.

    Condition: Very good (tape reinforcement to the spine, handwritten notation on the cover 'please do not review until' with an arrow down to 'May 26,1972.'

    Book ID: 42231
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  • CONFESSIONS OF A PRETTY LADY. by Bernhard, Sarah.
    Bernhard, Sarah.
    CONFESSIONS OF A PRETTY LADY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Comedian's first book - "sophisticated, sardonic, and witty" - part memoir, part witty commentary on modern life. Photographs. 133 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0159294.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (sunning to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 57353
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  • WILD SEASON. by Eckert, Allan W.
    Eckert, Allan W.
    WILD SEASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Eckert watches the month of May as spring arrives at Oak Lake near the Illinois-Wisconsin border. Illustrated by Karl E. Karalus. 244 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, some rubbing and wear to the dj, but a tight and clean copy.)

    Book ID: 75560
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