Author:Wideman, John Edgar

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Sent for You Yesterday

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bard / Avon Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269285

ISBN: 0380826445

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on first page. A bit smoky, lightly toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. A novel by the first author to win the International PEN / Faulkner Award twice. Tells the story of Brother Tate, a Black albino who, after the death of his son, refuses to speak for twenty years. View more info

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Philadelphia Fire

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274049

ISBN: 0805012664

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges foxed, jacket lightly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 199, [1] pp. Philadelphia Fire is the most ambitious, most highly praised, and best-selling work of fiction by 'one of America's premier writers of fiction' (The York Times). Based on the 1985 bombing police of a West Philadelphia row house owned the Afrocentric cult Move, it tells of Cudjoe, a writer who returns to his old neighborhood after a decade of self-imposed exile, obsessed with finding the lone boy who was seen running from the flames. View more info

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The Homewood Trilogy: Damballah; Hiding Place; Sent for You Yesterday

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Avon: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281645

ISBN: 0380895641

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrapper edges very lightly rubbed. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 531 pp. Three titles in one volume. The winner of the 1984 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction presents three portraits of life in Homewood, an American ghetto, recounting the pains, passions, dreams, and memories of the generations of the American family. View more info

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Sent for You Yesterday

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2290952

ISBN: 0395877296

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages faintly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Reimagining the black neighborhood of his youth Homewood, Pittsburgh -Wideman creates a dazzling and evocative milieu. View more info