SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Set in 1979-1981, this is the story of one of the darkest periods in modern Atlanta history - two years when at least 22 African American children were murdered. An evocative and moving first novel, which tells of the effects of these tragedies through the voices of three young children. SIGNED on the title page. Dustjacket praise from Lee Smith, Pearl Cleage, Paule Marshall and others. Winner of the 2003 Hurston/Wright award for debut fiction. Fine in fine dust jacket. (some light toning to the pages.). Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A tale based on the Atlanta child murders of 1979 finds Tasha coping with her parents' separation in the wake of a first crush Rodney struggling to make friends while vying for his abusive father's approval, and Octavia facing down the in crowd at school. A first novel. 40,000 first printing.
About the Author: Tayari Jones is the author of four novels, including Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, Leaving Atlanta, and An American Marriage. She holds degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa. An Associate Professor in the MFA program at Rutgers-Newark University, she is spending the 2017-18 academic year as the Shearing Fellow for Distinguished Writers at the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She blogs on writing at TayariJones.com/blog, and she lives in Brooklyn.
Title: LEAVING ATLANTA.
Publisher: New York: Warner, (2002.) dj
Book Description Warner Books, 2002. Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP2631769
Book Description Warner Books. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 0446528307 Item in acceptable condition including possible liquid damage. As well, answers may be filled in. Lastly, may be missing components, e.g. missing DVDs, CDs, Access Code, etc. Seller Inventory # Z0446528307Z4
Book Description Warner Books. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2923153022
Book Description Condition: Acceptable. This is a hard cover book. The cover has visible markings and wear. We ship Monday-Saturday and respond to inquries within 24 hours. Seller Inventory # 3O6F48001RQB
Book Description Grand Central Publishing. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0446528307I5N10
Book Description Grand Central Publishing. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0446528307I4N00
Book Description Condition: Acceptable. Reading copy. May have signs of wear and previous use (scuffs, writing, underlining). Dust jacket may be missing. Seller Inventory # 3IIEND002RL3
Book Description Warner Books, 2002. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0446528307-2-4
Book Description Warner Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0446528307
Book Description Warner Books "first Printing: June 2002 10-1. ARC/Advance Reading Copy., 2002. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4", 255 + pp. Glossy, color pictorial paper covers. Cover edges show light wear, red check mark in upper corner of first printed page. Very good. Author's first novel. Seller Inventory # B-135