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Reckless Eyeballing

Reed, Ishmael

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ISBN 10: 0312665806 / ISBN 13: 9780312665807
Published by St Martins, New York, 1986
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Fine (slight surface knick to front board at fold) in fine dust jacket. Iscribed by author on half-title page: "This is a cautionary tale.". Bookseller Inventory # b32880

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Title: Reckless Eyeballing

Publisher: St Martins, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Bound

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by the author

Edition: Signed First Edition.

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Supported by powerful director Jim Minsk and preeminent playwright Jack Brashford, Ian Ball, a Black southern playwright hated by theater feminists, hopes to redeem himself with a play in which women have all the good parts

About the Author:

Ishmael Reed (b. 1938) is an acclaimed multifaceted writer whose work often engages with overlooked aspects of the American experience. He has published ten novels, including Flight to Canada and Mumbo Jumbo, as well as plays and collections of essays and poetry. He was nominated for a National Book Award in both poetry and prose in 1972. Conjure (1972), a volume of poetry, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and his New and Collected Poems: 1964–2006 (2007) received a Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California. Reed has also received a Lila Wallace–Reader’s Digest Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Blues Song Writer of the Year award from the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame, a Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the National Institute for Arts and Letters, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Reed taught at the University of California, Berkeley, for thirty-five years and currently lives in Oakland, California.

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