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Mamzelle Dragonfly by  Raphael Confiant - First American Edition - 2000 - from Bookmarc's and Biblio.com

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Mamzelle Dragonfly

by Confiant, Raphael

Condition: Good/Good


New York, NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, 2000. BU3 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards quarter bound in burgandy paper with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps on the half-title page and top outside paper edges plus the dust jacket endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine that wraps around onto the back plus the endflaps have been glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. A novel about a girl trapped working in the cane fields of Martinique. She is later forced to move from her village to the island's politically restive capital where her aunt introduces her to the unsavory business of nightlife among the mulatto elite. The author is a winner of the French Prix Novembre. 169p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.


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