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LOSING ABSALOM. by  Alexs D Pate - First Edition - 1994. - from, IOBA and


by Pate, Alexs D

Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket./fine

Minneapolis:: Coffee House Press,, 1994.. Near fine in a fine dustjacket.. First printing. Young African American writer's highly praised first novel; it was named best first novel by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. Dust jacket features a wonderful illustration of "Tombstones" a 1942 work by Jacob Lawrence.

Alexs Pate has written two critically acclaimed novels, Finding Makeba (Putnam/Berkley) and Losing Absalom, which won the First Novelist Award by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and a 1995 Minnesota Creative Writing Award for best fiction. Pate teaches Creative Writing and Literature at Macaleser College.


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