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High Yellow

by Lyle Saxon

Condition: Fine


Toronto: Studio Pocket Editions. First edition thus. Paperback. Fine. Tight, square, clean and bright. This book appears to be unread. There are no reading creases of any kind. Only flaws are a small ink stain to the top page ends, some minor smudges to the back cover and one small chip to the base of the spine. Original published as "Children of Strangers". A beautiful copy of the tale of Famie, a girl of mixed race and the dramatic events when "a high yellow girl mates with a strange white man".


  • Bookseller: Sellers & Newel Second-Hand Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: PB82
  • Title: High Yellow
  • Author: Lyle Saxon
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition thus
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Studio Pocket Editions
  • Place: Toronto
  • Keywords: murder, race, bayou, plantation, mulatto

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