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The Reed reader

Reed, Ishmael

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ISBN 10: 0465068936 / ISBN 13: 9780465068937
Published by Basic Books, New york, 2000
Hardcover
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xxx, 486p., introduction, essays, poems, plays etc., very good first edition in boards and gilt, unclipped dj with some pattern fading across top quarter of front panel. Personally inscribed and signed by Reed. Bookseller Inventory # 144010

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Title: The Reed reader

Publisher: Basic Books, New york

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In The Reed Reader Ishmael Reed displays the brilliant and witty satire, politically charged, wildly imaginative storytelling, and caustic cultural criticism that have become his unique trademarks. Included are excerpts from such celebrated novels as The Free-Lance Pallbearers, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, Mumbo Jumbo, and Japanese by Spring (among others) and two of his plays, Hubba City and The Preacher and the Rapper. In addition, a wide selection of his poems and essays are collected here, including "Airing Dirty Laundry" and "Shrovetide in New Orleans." The Reed Reader is the cumulative representation of an astonishingly rich and accomplished career, a powerful testament to Reed's many and enormous literary gifts.

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Ishmael Reed has taught at Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth, and has long been on the faculty at UC-Berkeley. Reed is the author of more than twenty books, including novels, essays, plays, and poetry. He has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and was twice nominated for the National Book Award. He lives in Oakland with his wife, Carla, and their daughter Tennessee.

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