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White on Black on White

Dowell, Coleman

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ISBN 10: 0881500003 / ISBN 13: 9780881500004
Published by Vermont: Countryman Press, 1983, 1983
Used Condition: VG+ Hardcover
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Light edgewear, jacket has light rubbing, clean copy. 251 pages. S-6. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001666

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Title: White on Black on White

Publisher: Vermont: Countryman Press, 1983

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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The first paperback edition of Dowell's humorous, violent and obsessive meditation on race relations.¶"The most penetrating novel we have ever had about blacks and whites in the United States."--Edmund White¶"Pyschological acuity, political insight, ferocious energy and authenticity of place."--New York Times Book Review

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Born in Kentucky in 1925, Coleman Dowell is one of the great post-war US writers. He is the author of One of the Children is Crying, Island People and Mrs October Was Here. He commited suicide in 1985, depressed at his lack of literary success. Coleman Dowell s books have recently been re-issued in the States and translations into French and Germans are forthconing.

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