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The Living is Easy by West, Dorothy; [Adelaide M. Cromwell] - 1948

by West, Dorothy; [Adelaide M. Cromwell]

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First Edition. Very Good/Good. First edition. Association copy signed by Dorothy West on front free endpaper, inscribed to Adelaide M. Cromwell (whose signature is above this), under her married name, Hill: "October 1976. With so much love. Thank you for all the years of your friendship, [signed] Dorothy." Cromwell was a prominent sociologist and a granddaughter of John Wesley Cromwell, also the first Black instructor at Hunter College and at Smith College. She was the author of several books on Black history and a study of Boston's Black upper class. She would write an afterword for this book decades later upon its republication.

[iv], 347 pp. Publisher's tan cloth with crimson lettering. Very Good with wear at foot, cloth slightly soiled and worn at tips, slight lean to spine, pencil brackets throughout text (presumably Cromwell's), notes written on rear endpapers in pencil as well. In Good dust jacket, worn and slightly chipped along edges, price-clipped, clear tape reinforcement to verso only.

The debut novel by a writer generally associated with the Harlem Renaissance for her association with Langston Hughes and other figures of the movement, as well as the literary magazine Challenge she published during the Great Depression. In their 2020 reprint of this novel The Feminist Press writes, "Written in elegant and piercing prose, The Living Is Easy is a classic of American literature by a groundbreaking African American woman writer whose work deserves widespread and enduring recognition.

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  • Publisher Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Place of Publication Boston
  • Date Published 1948
  • Keywords signed, Harlem Renaissance, Black, fiction, debut novels, The Feminist Press

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