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Black Time: Fiction of Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States

By: Barthold, Bonnie J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, USA, Yale University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13506

ISBN: 0300025734

Condition: Good


BZ2 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A sequence of numbers with the "1" present appearing on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual librar... View more info

In Corner B

By: Mphahlele, Ezekiel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Nairobi, Kenya, East African Publishing House: 1967

Book ID: SCW08140

Condition: Good


CH4 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in purple illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light overall rubbing plus there is some very light soiling on the right outside paper edges plus there is some light creasing on the front cover at the tip right corner and along the spine edge. A collection of short stories by a noted South African author based on his experiences in Nigeria ... View more info

And They Didn't Die

By: Ngcobo, Lauretta

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Book ID: ea68bb

ISBN: 0807612634

Condition: Very Good


G2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ discoloration and light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book has black line scratch on the top page edgse and light shelf wear otherwise fine. And They Didn't Die is a novel of extraordinary power, a turbulent saga of survival in South Africa during a period when strict, new laws of apartheid aroused black women in rural reserves to rebel. View more info

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Behind the Clouds

By: Okoye, Ifeoma

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom, Longman, Brown & Co.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC355BB

ISBN: 0582785553

Condition: Very Good


A1 - A first edition paperback book in very good condition. Book is cocked, chipping and wear on some sides, edges and corners, creases on the front gutter, lightly bumped bottom corners opposite the spine, some foxing and light stains, moderate discoloration (browning), and light shelf wear. First Published 1982. The room seemed to spin round Ije. She wanted to scream, to call the visitor an impostor, a liar. The...7"x4.25". 118 pages.Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

African Literatures: An Introduction

By: Owomoyela, Oyekan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Crossroads Press, Inc.: 1979

Book ID: EC19772BB

Condition: Very Good


CJ5 - Has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), bumped corners, and very light shelf wear. View more info

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A Quilt of Dreams

By: Schonstein, Patricia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2006

Book ID: EC9292BB

Condition: Very Good


AP1 - Book has light shelf wear otherwise fine. A Quilt of Dreams is the bittersweet story of two people, strangers to each other-a heavy-drinking white man and the young daughter of a black activist-whose lives are deeply intertwined. View more info