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ANNIE JOHN

ANNIE JOHN

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ANNIE JOHN

by Kincaid, Jamaica

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  • Signed
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Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (but with the almost ubiquitous faint spine fading on the dj.)/very near fine
ISBN 10
0374105219
ISBN 13
9780374105211
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New York:: Farrar Straus Giroux,, 1985.. SIGNED hardcover first edition -. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (but with the almost ubiquitous faint spine fading on the dj.). First printing. Afro-Caribbean author's first novel (her second book), a coming of age story set in her native Antigua. SIGNED on the title page. 148 pp.

Synopsis

Annie John, a novel written by Jamaica Kincaid in 1985, details the growth of a girl in Antigua, an island in the Caribbean. It covers issues as diverse as mother-daughter relationships, lesbianism, racism, clinical depression, education, and the struggle between medicine based on "scientific fact" and that based on "native superstitious know-how".

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
ANNIE JOHN
Author
Kincaid, Jamaica
Format/Binding
SIGNED hardcover first edition -
Book Condition
Used - Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (but with the almost ubiquitous faint spine fading on the dj.)
Jacket Condition
very near fine
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0374105219
ISBN 13
9780374105211
Publisher
Farrar Straus Giroux,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date Published
1985.
Bookseller catalogs
African American Literature;

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