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High Cotton -- INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR

Pinckney, Darryl

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ISBN 10: 0374169985 / ISBN 13: 9780374169985
Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hard Cover -- FINE/FINE -- INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR -- Book and dust jacket are clean and bright with only slightest of shelf wear. 309 pages. Stated First Edition with no prior printing noted and original price present. Bookseller Inventory # 110221

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Title: High Cotton -- INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First 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.

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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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