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The Between

Due, Tanarive

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ISBN 10: 0060172509 / ISBN 13: 9780060172503
Published by NY: Harper Collins, 1995, 1995
Condition: As New Hardcover
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This is an unread copy in a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. The author's excellent first novel is a supernatural thriller. Having been saved thrity years ago from a near-drowning by his grandmother who sacrificed herself to save him, he begins to think he was never meant to live. Hilton tries to hold onto his life and his family as his life begins to unravel thread by thread. Bookseller Inventory # H012

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Title: The Between

Publisher: NY: Harper Collins, 1995

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition- First Printing

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Thirty years after his grandmother sacrifices her life to save him, Hilton becomes alarmed when his prosecuter wife begins receiving racist hate mail and Hilton starts experiencing troublesome nightmares. A first novel. 40,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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Multiple time-lines and alternate branching destinies are more often associated with science fiction than horror, but in this novel by an African-American woman, a man who has cheated death finds that his ability to walk through doorways in time brings dark forces into his life. Due employs a lucid, almost stately, prose style to evoke an escalating sense of menace toward a middle-class American family with connections to Ghana. Dreams? Madness? Ghosts? A racist killer? What is happening to these people?

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