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Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional References to History (Armed Services Edition 750)

By: Steinbeck, John; Gannett, Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Armed Services, Inc. / The Council on Books in Wartime: 1936

Seller ID: 2206843

Condition: Good


A few creases on front wrapper along spine, edges rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1936 Soft Cover. 285, [1] pp. Oblong, printed wrappers. A reissue of Steinbeck's first novel, released for distribution to members of the United States Armed Services during World War II. Cup of Gold: A life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History (1929) was John Steinbeck's first novel, a work of historical fiction based loosely on the life and death of privateer Henry Morgan. It centres on Morgan's assault and sacking of Panama City (the Cup of Gold), and the woman fairer than the sun ... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Living Library L-5)

By: Steinbeck, John; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283612

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. 1 inch chip from front jacket corner, minor loss from other corners. 1947 Hard Cover. 468, [2] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Carl Van Doren, illustrations by John Groth. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California,... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John; Weisberger, Bernard A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276031

ISBN: 0895773872

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Publisher's insert laid in. 1991 Hard Cover. 445, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusionment once they arrive there and fall prey to a parasitic economic system. The in... View more info

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Of Mice and Men (Collector's Edition)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T. - introduction

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2272194

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, endpaper edges a bit faded. 1977 Full-Leather. 164, [4] pp. 11 x 8. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Fletcher Martin, introduction by John T. Winterich. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California. View more info

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The Story of Aida

By: Stevenson, Florence; Verdi, Giuseppi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2151985

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor wear to corners, page ridges lightly foxed, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped. 1965 Hard Cover. 61, [3] pp. Giuseppi Verdi's famous opera, adapted for juvenile readers and illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Art in 1950. View more info

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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

By: Stiles, T.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2009

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2271256

ISBN: 0375415424

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Rear jacket panel lightly soiled, minimal wear to corners. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 719, [1] pp. 8vo. In this groundbreaking biography, T.J. Stiles tells the dramatic story of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, the combative man and American icon who, through his genius and force of will, did more than perhaps any other individual to create modern capitalism. Meticulously researched and elegantly written, The First Tycoon describes an improbable life, from Vanderbilt’s humble birth during the presidency of George Washington to hi... View more info

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The Store (The Vaiden Trilogy Book 2)

By: Stribling, T.S. [Thomas Sigismund]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202748

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition. Signed by author on slip affixed to front flyleaf. 1/4 inch ink mark on spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1977 Full-Leather. 512 pp. Limited edition genuine maroon leather hardcover binding with 22 karat gold design on spine and covers, four raised spine bands, gilt page ridges, decorative textured linen endpapers, cream ribbon marker. Charcoal illustrations by Howard Rogers. The Store is a 1932 novel by Thomas Sigismund Stribling. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1933. It is the second book of the Vaiden trilogy, comprising The Forge, The Store, and Unfinished C... View more info

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Fombombo

By: Stribling, T.S. [Thomas Sigismund]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291115

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Lacks scarce jacket. Spine slightly faded, pencil name on front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311, [3] pp. 8vo. A humorous romantic novel set in Venezuela, by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Vaiden Trilogy (volume two, entitled The Store, won him the prize). Fombombo was Stribling's third novel, published just a year after Birthright, which was originally serialized in Century magazine, and is considered his first serious effort at a long-form work (The Cruise of the Dry Dock, published in 1917, was his first attempt, but was s... View more info

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First Blood: The Story of Fort Sumter

By: Swanberg, W.A.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Meridian: 1992

Seller ID: 2207243

Condition: Good


Remainder mark, page ridges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. viii, 373 pp. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Luce and His Empire examines in detail the events that exploded into the Civil War, under the eyes of festive picknickers who lined Charleston's shore to cheer the rebel gunners shelling the hated fort and its Federal defenders. First Blood is historical writing at its finest.Keywords: CIVIL WAR AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY HISTORY AMERICANA FORT SUMTER PULITZER PRIZE WINNER View more info

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A Summons to Memphis

By: Taylor, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276301

ISBN: 0394410629

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Remnant of Strand sticker on front endpaper, crease along top jacket edge. 1986 Hard Cover. 231 pp. One of the most celebrated novels of its time, the Pulitzer Prize winner A Summons to Memphis introduces the Carver family, natives of Nashville, residents, with the exception of Phillip, of Memphis, Tennessee. During the twilight of a Sunday afternoon in March, New York book editor Phillip Carver receives an urgent phone call from each of his older, unmarried sisters. They plead with Phillip to help avert their widower father's impending remarriage to a younger woman. Hesitant to... View more info

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A Confederacy of Dunces

By: Toole, John Kennedy; Percy, Walker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1980

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2285869

ISBN: 0807106577

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Top edge faintly smudged, jacket price clipped. 1980 Hard Cover. vii, [5], 338 pp. 8vo. Foreword by Walker Percy. A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel written by John Kennedy Toole, published by LSU Press in 1980, 11 years after the author's suicide. The book was published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who also contributed a revealing foreword) and Toole's mother Thelma Toole, quickly becoming a cult classic, and later a mainstream success. Toole posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1981. It is now considered a canonical work of modern Souther... View more info

Image for Anne Tyler 17-Volume Collection of Signed First Editions, with Correspondence: The Clock Winder; Celestial Navigation; Searching for Caleb; Earthly Possessions; Morgan's Passing; Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; The Accidental Tourist; Breathing Lessons; Saint Maybe; Your Place is Empty; Tumble Tower; Ladder of Years; A Patchwork Planet; Back When We Were Grownups; The Amateur Marriage; Timothy Tugbottom Says No!; Digging to America

Anne Tyler 17-Volume Collection of Signed First Editions, with Correspondence: The Clock Winder; Celestial Navigation; Searching for Caleb; Earthly Possessions; Morgan's Passing; Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; The Accidental Tourist; Breathing Lessons; Saint Maybe; Your Place is Empty; Tumble Tower; Ladder of Years; A Patchwork Planet; Back When We Were Grownups; The Amateur Marriage; Timothy Tugbottom Says No!; Digging to America

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf / G.P. Putnam's Sons / William B. Ewert / Orchard Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196140

Condition: Near Fine


First editions. Each (except Digging to America) signed without inscription by author on title page. The Clock Winder: board edges a bit faded, two tiny spots on top page ridge. Back When We Were Grownups includes publisher's newsletter (laid in).Your Place is Empty: 2 inch tear to base of glassine jacket spine. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An impressive collection of novels by the Pulitzer Prize winning author, comprising all published works released from 1972 to 2006 (and thus missing her first three, and last four, works), as well as her two juvenile titles... View more info

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Breathing Lessons (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2279749

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author! 327, [3] pp. 8vo. Sea foam full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by Lane Smith. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. "Unfolding over the course of a single emotionally fr... View more info

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Rabbit at Rest

By: Updike, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276061

ISBN: 0394588150

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition. Faint crease along front jacket edge, otherwise an excellent copy. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. Updike's fourth and final Rabbit novel, which won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1991 - the second in the series to do so. View more info

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Rabbit at Rest (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Updike, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289785

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. 1990 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two-page color image precedes title page. Updike's fourth and final Rabbit novel, which won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1991 - the second in the series to do so. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special f... View more info

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Anything We Love Can Be Saved: A Writer's Activism

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197292

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, 225 pp. 8vo. America's beloved author of The Color Purple writes here about her life as an activist, in a book rich in belief in the world as savable, if only we will act on our beliefs. Here are a superb writer's thoughts on politics, culture, feminism, race, religion, raising a daughter, writing and living. View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536384

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Minor ink marks on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother. And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream. Moving back and forth in time, and among unforgettable characters and their stories, Walker crosses conventional borders of all kinds ... View more info

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In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196020

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page.White portions of jacket very faintly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 138 pp. 8vo. A collection of thirteen short stories exploring the hardships of life as an African American woman in the South. Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black women-women who vary greatly in background yet are bound together. View more info

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You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Stories

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196021

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine foot faintly pushed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 167 pp. 8vo. A collection of fourteen short stories by the author who later became a household name with the publication of The Color Purple.Keywords: ALICE WALKER YOU CANT KEEP GOOD WOMAN DOWN SHORT STORIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION LITERATURE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197287

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. 8vo. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother.  And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream.  Moving back and forth in time, and among unforgettable characters and their stories, Walker crosses conventional borders of all kinds as she ... View more info

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Now is the Time to Open Your Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197288

ISBN: 1400061733

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar now gives us a beautiful new novel that is at once a deeply moving personal story and a powerful spiritual journey. In Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart, Alice Walker has created a work that ranks among her ?nest achievements: the story of a woman’s spiritual adventure that becomes a passage through time, a quest for self, and a collision with love. Kate has always been a wande... View more info

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The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult -- A Meditation on Life, Spirit, Art, and the Making of the Film The Color Purple Ten Years Later

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197289

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 302 pp. 8vo. The Same River Twice is an exciting collection of work based on Alice Walker's groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple. It includes the never-used screenplay Walker wrote, never-before-seen diary entries and letters, as well as new writings by the author on such topics as art, motherhood, illness, and relationships. Walker also discusses, for the first time, her work with Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones, Oprah Winkey, and Whoopi... View more info

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The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197290

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 200 pp. 8vo. These are the stories that came to me to be told after the close of a magical marriage to an extraordinary man that ended in a less-than-magical divorce. I found myself unmoored, unmated, ungrounded in a way that challenged everything I'd ever thought about human relationships. Situated squarely in that terrifying paradise called freedom, precipitously out on so many emotional limbs, it was as if I had been born; and in fact I was being reborn as ... View more info

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Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197293

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, 229 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple gives us her first new collection of poetry in more than a decade, poems that reaffirm her as “one of the best American writers of today” (The Washington Post).The forces of nature and the strength of the human spirit inspire the poems in Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth. Alice Walker opens us up to feeling and understanding with poems that cover a broad spectrum of emotions.... View more info

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Banned

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aunt Lute Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197306

ISBN: 1879960478

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 105 pp. Throughout her distinguished career, Alice Walker's work has been at the center of controversies around language, censorship, truth and art. Alice Walker Banned explores just what it is that various groups have found so threatening in Walker's work, bringing together the short stories Roselily and Am I Blue?, an excerpt from the novel The Color Purple, as well as testimonies, letters, and essays about attempts to censor Walker's work by the California State Board of Education. The introduction by San Francisc... View more info

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Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197956

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 463 pp. 8vo. An anthology of poetry shares a keen historical perspective on the spiritual, social, and political issues of the last three decades, in works including Once and Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE POEMS POETRY ALICE WALKER HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Possessing the Secret of Joy

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197959

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Tiny crease on front jacket flap corner. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 286 pp. 8vo. A provocative novel about an African tribal woman’s battle with madness after the trauma of a childhood genital mutilation.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE FICTION ALICE WALKER AFRICA AFRICAN GENITAL MUTILATION POSSESSING SECRET JOY SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200640

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. 8vo. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother.  And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream.  Moving back and forth in time, and among unforgettable characters and their stories, Walker crosses conventional borders of all kinds as she explores in this magical novel the ways in which a w... View more info

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The Temple of My Familiar

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273036

ISBN: 0151885338

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 416 pp. 8vo. Described by the author as 'a romance of the last 500,000 years,' The Temple of My Familiar follows a cast of interrelated characters, most of African descent, and each representing a different ethnic strain—ranging from diverse African tribes to the mixed bloods of Latin America—that contribute to the black experience in America. View more info

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Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

By: Walker, Alice; Parmar, Pratibha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197291

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Alice Walker without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. 373 pp. 8vo. The author of The Color Purple travels to Gambia, Senegal, and Burkina to interview a group of women trying to eliminate the traditional practice of female clitoral circumcision, a practice forced on women by the men of those societies. View more info