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HIGH COTTON

Pinckney, Darryl

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ISBN 10: 0374169985 / ISBN 13: 9780374169985
Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, NY, 1992
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition, first prnt. Beginning foxing on the topedge and two small stains on the dustjacket spine; unread copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 50527

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Title: HIGH COTTON

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, NY

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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An elegant, insightful novel that evokes the world of upper-middle-class blacks, following an unnamed narrator from a safe childhood in conservative Indianapolis, to a brief tenure as minister of information for a local radical organization, to the life of an expatriate in Paris. Through it all, his imagination is increasingly dominated by his elderly relations and the lessons of their experiences in the "Old Country" of the South.

About the Author:

DARRYL PINCKNEY, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of Black Deutschland,and two works of nonfiction, Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy and Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. He has also collaborated with Robert Wilson on theater projects, most recently an adaption of Daniil Kharm's The Old Woman. He lives in New York.

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