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GIBBONS, Reginald.

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ISBN 10: 0913089516 / ISBN 13: 9780913089514
Published by Broken Moon Press [1994], Seattle, 1994
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Small 4to. Black cloth spine and white paper over boards, dust jacket. x, 421pp. Near fine/near fine. First edition of the first novel by the well-known Chicago poet and editor, tight and handsome -- and boldly signed by Gibbons in black fineline on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 30926

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Title: Sweetbitter.

Publisher: Broken Moon Press [1994], Seattle

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A gripping tale of illicit love between half-Choctaw, half-white Reuben Sweetbitter and Martha Clarke, a white woman, set in 1910 Texas. Voices of the South. Advertising.

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Reginald Gibbons is the author of seven books of poetry and two of fiction. An editor, translator, critic, and essayist as well, he has received the Carl Sandburg Award, the Balcones Poetry Prize, a Pushcart Prize, and the Jesse Jones Fiction Award, among other honors. He grew up in a semirural area near Houston, Texas, and is one-eighth Choctaw. He is a professor of English at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

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