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Talk About It!

by MAART, Rozena.

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Toronto: Williams-Wallace, 1990. In original shrink wrap, with audio cassette recording of the same title. The text on the rear cover of the book describes Maart as a "Black South African feminist scholar-cum-activist". Shrink wrap has caused the covers to bow, price sticker on spine of book, else a very good, unused copy..
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Some Great Thing.

by HILL, Lawrence.

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(Winnipeg): Turnstone Press, (1992). First edition. Trade paperback format, pp. 240. Inscribed by Hill in 1993. Wear to corner tips, bumped at heel. crease through spine. Very good..
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Rhythm an' Hardtimes.

by ALLEN, Lillian.

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Toronto: Domestic Bliss, (N.d). Reprint. 21.6 cm x 14 cm, stapled red card covers printed in black, pp. 16. Rear cover with advertisemnt for two other publications, which were published in 1983. Allen's first dub poetry collection. Allen was born in Jamaica, but has lived in Toronto for many years. A fine copy..
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(Toronto): M(cClelland) & S(tewart, 1997). First edition. Inscribed by editor George Elliott Clarke and dated in 2002, and signed by Austin Clarke at his contribution. Also contains writings by Gerard Etienne, Claire Harris, Frederick Ward, Olive Senior, Pamela Mordecai, Althea Prince, M. Nourbese Philip, H. Nigel Thomas, Archibald J. Crail, Dionne Brand, Dany Laferriere, Cecil Foster, Makeda Silvera, Paul Tiyambe… Read more
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Island Wings. A Memoir.

by FOSTER, Cecil.

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(Toronto): HarperCollins, (1998). Advance reading copy of the first edition. Wrappers, a touch of wear to head of spine, else a fine copy..
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The Surrogate.

by RAMSARAN, Willa.

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9780533060979
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New York: Vantage Press, (1986). First edition. 21 cm x 14.5 cm, black cloth, pp. 234. A novel of surrogate motherhood. The author was born in Trinidad of East Indian parentage. "Final Sale" rubber-stamped in small type on front free endpaper, one corner slightly bumped, else near fine in somewhat used dust jacket, with several small tears, rubbing, a short… Read more
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(Toronto): Anansi, (1971). First edition, paper issue. Inscribed by Clarke in the year of publication. Clarke has been the recipient of the Toronto Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement (1992), the Martin Luther King Junior Award (1999), and the W.O. Mitchell Prize (1999). Trade paperback format, covers creased and rubbed, slight loss at head of spine, else good..
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(Edmonton): NeWest Press, (200). First edition. mited Trade paperback format, pp. 189, [1], [2] publisher's ads. Trinidad born author who immigrated to Canada in 1971. This is his first novel. Cover with praise from Rachel Wyatt and Bill Gaston. Faint scratches to front cover, else very good..
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The Innocence of Age.

by BISSOONDATH, Neil.

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(Toronto): Knopf Canada, (1992). First Canadian edition. Octavo, tan boards backed in black cloth, pp. 308. Briefly inscribed by Bissoondath. Fine in dust jacket..
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Childhood. A Novel.

by ALEXIS, Andre.

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(Toronto): M(cClelland) & S(tewart, 1998). First edition. Signed by the author. Author lives in Canada and was born in Trinidad. Childhood was the winner of the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award as well as the Trillium Award. No Canadian hardcover edition, this is a softcover original. Now into later printings. Wraps, with french flaps. Fine..
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Discerner of Hearts.

by SENIOR, Olive.

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(Toronto): M(cClelland) & S(tewart, 1995). First edition. With glowing cover reviews by Jane Urquhart and Caryl Phillips. Senior won the Commonwealth Writers Prize in 1987, for her short story collection, "Summer Lightening". She is Jamaican-born, and lives in Toronto. Card covers, with French flaps. Fine..
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The Native Strength.

by WILLIAMS, Gershom.

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[Toronto: Self-published, 1968]. First edition. 8vo., card covers, pp. [103] A novel. Inscribed by Williams, a "permanent resident" of Canada, born in Jamaica. Covers are slightly creased and faintly soiled, else very good..
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Childhood. A Novel.

by ALEXIS, Andre.

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New York: Henry Holt, (1998). Advance reading copy of the first American edition. Signed by Alexis. The author lives in Canada and was born in Trinidad. Childhood was the winner of the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award as well as the Trillium Award. Pictorial wrappers, fine..
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Digging Up the Mountains.

by BISSOONDATH, Neil.

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Toronto: Macmillan, (1985). First edition. Octavo, brown boards, pp. 247. The author's first book. Bissoondath was born in Trinidad in 1955; he emigrated to Toronto in 1973. Previous owner's name on endpaper, faint spatter to top edge, else very good in a lightly edge-worn dust jacket..
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The Bigger Light.

by CLARKE, Austin.

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1975). First American edition. 21.5 cm x 14.7 cm, red boards, pp. 288. Clarke's fifth novel. Printed in the United States of America. Small erasure on first blank, tiny bump at lower edge of front board, else near fine in dust jacket with a small area of rubbing to spine, some small edge nicks and… Read more
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Childhood. A Novel.

by ALEXIS, Andre.

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New York: Henry Holt, (1998). Advance reading copy of the first American edition. Signed by Alexis. The author lives in Canada and was born in Trinidad. Childhood was the winner of the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award as well as the Trillium Award. Pictorial wrappers, bumped with a 1 cm split at base of spine, else very good..
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