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Night of My Blood

By: Awoonor, Kofi

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21715


Introduction by Ezekiel Mphahlele. Light rubbing to the dust jacket, which has the publisher's price of $4.95 on the front flap. View more info

The Syringa Tree

By: Gien, Pamela

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5964


A bound typescript issued in 8.5" x 11" format with black tape binding. Based on an award-winning play by the same name, an evocative novel set in apartheid South Africa chronicles the abiding relationship that exists between two families--one black and one white--and two children born into the same household, in a saga that spans four generations and different African cultures. View more info

Waiting for an Angel

By: Habila, Helon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18670


An Advance Reading Copy in glossy illustrated wrappers. A debut novel about a young journalist in Lagos, Nigeria. View more info

One Girl: A Novel in Stories

By: Kohler, Sheila

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Helicon Nine Editions: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18853


A paperback original chosen by William Gass as winner of the 1998 Willa Cather Fiction Prize. View more info

Cracks

By: Kohler, Sheila

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Zoland Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19553


Tail of the spine lightly bumped. A promotional copy with the publisher's stamp on the free endpaper. A school reunion brings back a lot more than happy memories of adolescence, in Kohler's novel set in a South African boarding school in the early 1960s. View more info

Ways of Dying

By: Mda, Zakes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2002

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19317


The author's first novel is set against the backdrops of shabby but vibrant city slums and a rural South African community. A paperback original with slight edgewear. View more info

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Images of the Sun

By: Seboni, Barolong

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin-Madison: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20736


The Botswana poet's first collection. View more info

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The Stone Virgins

By: Vera, Yvonne

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15853


This novel by Zimbabwean author Vera is set against the civil war that ravaged her country in the early 1980s, shortly after Zimbabwe won its independence from Britain. View more info