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  • WINTER POEMS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. by Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    WINTER POEMS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: New Directions, (2004.). First edition - Collection by this prize winning poet of Chicano and Apache descent which
    celebrates life and creativity. "These poems form an expansive meditation on Baca's spiritual life, punctuated always with his feet - repeatedly, rhythmically - on the ground as he runs every morning along the river. Baca contemplates his old life, his new love, his family and friends, those living and those dead." 101pp. ISBN: 0-8112-1575X.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43082
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  • RUNNING THE RIFT. by Benaron, Naomi.
    Benaron, Naomi.
    RUNNING THE RIFT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second book, a novel which follows the story of Jean Patrick Nkuba "from the day he knows that running will be his life to the moment he must run to save his life. A naturally gifted athlete, he sprints over the thousand hills of Rwanda and dreams of becoming his countrys first Olympic medal winner in track. But Jean Patrick is a Tutsi in a world that has become increasingly restrictive and violent for his people." Winner of the Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction (awarded every other year). SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 365 pp. ISBN: 978-1616200428.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (penciled vocabulary words on rear free endpaper - erasable)

    Book ID: 75923
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  • Trott, Susan.
    THE EXCEPTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another rather quirky and offbeat novel set in Northern California. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-88184-6260.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 35792
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