Manchild In the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

Manchild in the Promised Land is an autobiographical novel written by Claude Brown. It tells about the author's coming of age amidst poverty and violence in Harlem during the 1940s and 1950s. The book has frequently appeared on banned book lists for offensive language, violence, and degradation of women.

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Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition, Seventh Printing
Published
1965
Binding
Red buckram over board
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New York: Macmillan, 1965. First Edition, Seventh Printing (stated). Hardcover. Octavo. 8.5 x 5.75 inches. 415 pp. Near Fine / Good+. Unclipped first state dust jacket showing original price of $5.95. Red buckram over board, spine lettered in gilt and black. Fore edge deckled, top edge stained red. Publisher's number "51732" black stamped at lower right of back cover with… Read more about this item
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Claude Brown

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Used - Good-
Jacket Condition
Fair
Edition
7th printing
Published
1965
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Tight
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Red cloth boards with some wear and fading along bottom margin. Bottom margins and bottom of text block have some bumps, and bottom of spine shows some wear. Otherwise, binding is tight and pages unmarked. Slight age-related yellowing of pages and endpaper margins. DJ has bottom stain near spine. Some chipping along margins. Two open tears… Read more about this item
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Manchild in the Promised Land
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Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
very good
Edition
First edition, First printing
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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Pleasant Valley, New York, USA
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New York: Macmillan, 1965. First edition, First printing. Hardcover. Fine/very good. Slight tears at base of DJ spine, light spotting on DJ, book bright and clean, no marks of any kind
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MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND
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MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND

by Brown, Claude

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Used
Edition
First Edition
Published
1965
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MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND, Macmillan, 1965, first edition, creasing to the front and rear covers, else a vg+ copy in wraps. An advance copy of the authors highly desirable first book. INSCRIBED by the author to the former premier Walt Whitman collector, bibliophile and philanthropist, Charles Feinberg.
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Manchild in the Promised Land
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Manchild in the Promised Land

by Claude Brown

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Used - Very good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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Berkeley, California, USA
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Macmillan, 1965. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. 3rd printing. Inscribed by the author. Dust jacket worn and stained, with some bits missing from the corners.
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Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)
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Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Claude Brown (novel); Arnold Federbush (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. Based on Claude Brown's successful 1965 autobiographical novel, which follows a young African American boy coming of age in Harlem during the 1940s and 1950s. Set in Harlem. Gold untitled wrappers. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriter Arnold Federbush and author Claude Brown.… Read more about this item
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Manchild in the Promised Land [Advance Copy]

Manchild in the Promised Land [Advance Copy]

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Good
Published
1965
Binding
Paperback
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Decatur, Georgia, USA
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NY: Macmillan, 1965. Paperback. Good. Paperback. Advance Reading Copy. Slight spine lean, wraps rubbed and darkened with some rounding to the corners and a small tear to the edge of the front, else a good example of an uncommon format of Brown's modern classic, an autobiographical coming of age story set in Harlem in the 1940's and 50's.… Read more about this item
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Hardcover
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN
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New York: MacMillan 1966, 8th printing. (Hardcover) 415pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Price-clipped and a previous owner's stamp inside. Locale: United States. (History--United States, Black Studies, Race Relations).
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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Woodstock, Illinois, USA
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New York: Macmillan Company, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Inscribed by Brown on the half-title page. Very Good in a Very Good jacket, unclipped ($5.95), generally soiled, faded at the spine. Red buckram, faded at the top and bottom edges, with gilt and black ink lettering on the spine. Square and firmly bound with a red… Read more about this item
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
Published
1999
Binding
Paperback Smyth-sewn
ISBN
9780684864181
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Bishop, California, USA
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Touchstone. Very Good. 1999. First Edition Thus. Paperback Smyth-sewn. 0684864185 . First Touchstone Paperback edition. Very good paperback with tight binding and clean pages. Very minimal shelf wear to edges and corners of covers and spine. ; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.90 inches; 415 pages .
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Good
Published
1966
Binding
Mass Market Paperback
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Webster, New York, USA
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New York: Signet, 1966. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 6x4x0. Front wrapper lightly foxed, spine creased, rear wrapper creased, pages lightly toned. 1966 Mass Market Paperback. viii, 429 pp. Manchild in the Promised Land is indeed one of the most remarkable stories of our time. This is a thinly fictionalized account of Claude Brown's childhood as a hardened, streetwise… Read more about this item
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Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: Macmillan, 1965. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Fifth printing of this classic novel. Previous owner name neatly written on the flyleaf otherwise near fine in a near fine dustjacket, (box 177)
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Manchild in the promised land

Manchild in the promised land

by Brown, Claude

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Published
1999
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Paperback
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9780684864181
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New York: A Touchstone Book / Simon & Schuster, 1999. Paperback. 415p., trade-size softbound in 8x5.5 inch decorated wraps, reprint of the mid-60s Macmillan edition. A very good copy; has a remainder strike across the bottom textblock edge, else entirely clean, unmarked and sound. FYI, the decorative cover photo is a vast improvement over the earlier design.
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MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND

by Brown, Claude

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(1965).
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New York: The Macmillan Company / London: Collier-Macmillan Limited, (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The edges of the dust jacket panels & flaps are somewhat darkened & there are some small stains to the jacket spine. 415 pages. Very good. <p>Fourth printing.<p>"I want to talk about the first Northern… Read more about this item
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by BROWN, Claude

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Used - Very good
Jacket Condition
very good
Edition
Book club edition
Published
1965
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New York: Macmillan, 1965. Book club edition. Very good/very good. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. 415 pp. Shelf wear and sunning to jacket. Tearing to header of jacket spine. This is an early book club edition of Brown's memoir of life in Harlem.
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Used
Published
1966
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Hardcover
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1966. Hardcover. 415p., first British edition, very good first UK edition in boards. Price-clipped dust jacket shows some foxing on the rear panel & flap, front flap shows abrasions and the lower edge African American author.
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Manchild in the Promised Land: A Modern Classic of the Black Experience

Manchild in the Promised Land: A Modern Classic of the Black Experience

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Good
Published
1980
ISBN
9780451134455
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Signet, 1980. Good mass market paperback, date of printing not specified but 33rd printing specified, c. 1980. Mass Market Paper Back. Good.
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Acceptable
Published
1999
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Paperback
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9780684864181
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Touchstone Books, 1999. Paperback. Acceptable. Former library book; Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

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Used - Good
Published
1999
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Paperback
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9780684864181
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Touchstone Books, 1999. Paperback. Good. Former library book; Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Manchild in the Promised Land

by Brown, Claude

Condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
Third Printing
Published
1965
Binding
Hard Cover
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NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. Third Printing. Hard Cover. First Edition, Third Printing (stated). Publisher's full red cloth, gilt and black lettering on spine, top edge red, fore-edge deckle. "Manchild in the Promised Land" is one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time. This thinly fictionalized account… Read more about this item
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