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THE LONGEST MEMORY.

by D'AGUIAR**, FRED:

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  • hardcover
  • First
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FINE./No dw/dj,as issued,card wraps.
ISBN 10
0701162341
ISBN 13
9780701162344
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UK,12mo wraps,uncorrected proof copy.[First ever UK publication of author's 1st novel.] FINE.No owner inscrptn.Bright,crisp,clean glossy laminated,b/w card covers with b/w author portrait photographic illustrated upper wrap with white letters,publisher details to rear wrap; with negligible shelf-wear to edges and corners - no reading creases to spine/backstrip - an unread copy? Top edge minimally aged but generally clean,fore-edges brighter with miniscule grubbing; contents bright,tight and near pristine - no discolouration,no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners. UK,12mo wraps,uncorrected proof,5-139pp [paginated] includes 13 chapters plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages,a dedication, contents list/table.Author's debut novel. It tells the story of a plantation slave in mid-19thC Virginia who breaks all the rules - by learning to read and write,by falling in love with a white girl,and by trying to escape.A brave,subtle and moving book,it marks the arrival of an important new voice in contemporary fiction. Fred D'Aguiar has already written three collections of poetry, 'Mama Dot','Airy Hall',and 'British Subjects',and has won several poetry awards.Born in 1961 and brought up in Guyana,and has lived in Britain since 1972.Winner of the Whitbread Prize for First Novel and the David Higham Award. Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,because of the lighter weight and the value of this item,for correct,insured shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
THE LONGEST MEMORY.
Author
D'AGUIAR**, FRED:
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - FINE.
Jacket condition
No dw/dj,as issued,card wraps.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,12mo wraps,uncorrected proof.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0701162341
ISBN 13
9780701162344
Publisher
LONDON.CHATTO & WINDUS,1994.
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
1994
Keywords
q52.MODERN FIRSTS2.UK,12mo wraps,uncorrected proof.ISBN 0701162341.Slaves_Virginia_plantations.Debut Novels.Modern Fiction.Black_Guyanan_authors_fiction_novels_poetry.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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