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A LESSON BEFORE DYING

By: Gaines, Ernest J

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Vintage Contempories: 1994

Seller ID: 118881


"A Lesson Before Dying," is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot out in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, who left his hometown for the university, has returned to the plantation school to teach. As he struggles with his decision whether to stay or escape to another state, his aunt and Jefferson's godmot... View more info

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ROOTS: THE SAGA OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY

By: Haley, Alex

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1976

Seller ID: 105279


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MOSES, MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1991

Seller ID: 137264


Remainder mark on bottom. ; 336 pages View more info

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THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $11.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2013

Seller ID: 137863


With a Foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an Afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a woman who refuses to live in sorrow, bitterness, fear, or foolish romantic dreams, it is the story of fair-skinned, fiercely... View more info

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THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $11.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2013

Seller ID: 138450


With a Foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an Afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a woman who refuses to live in sorrow, bitterness, fear, or foolish romantic dreams, it is the story of fair-skinned, fiercely... View more info

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THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $11.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2013

Seller ID: 138451


With a Foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an Afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a woman who refuses to live in sorrow, bitterness, fear, or foolish romantic dreams, it is the story of fair-skinned, fiercely... View more info

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THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $11.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2013

Seller ID: 138452


With a Foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an Afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a woman who refuses to live in sorrow, bitterness, fear, or foolish romantic dreams, it is the story of fair-skinned, fiercely... View more info

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THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Perennial Library: 1990

Seller ID: 141598


Small damp stain toward rear of book. View more info

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THE KNOWN WORLD

By: Jones, Edward P

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Amistad: 2003

Seller ID: 128660


In one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Edward P. Jones, two-time National Book Award finalist, tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Making certain he never circumvents the law, Townsend runs his affairs with unusual discipline. But when death takes him unexpectedly, his widow, Caldonia, can't uphold the estate's order and ... View more info

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THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

By: Kidd, Sue Monk

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 138277


336 pages View more info

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THE TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE

By: Mathis, Ayana

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2013

Seller ID: 141401


appears unread.; 320 pages View more info

THEM A Novel

By: McCall, Nathan

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Atria: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 139550


Hardcover in DJ with light edge wear, no tears or chips. No apparent marks or writing. No remainder mark, not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Scan shows actual copy. ; 352 pages View more info

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BELOVED

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Vintage International: 2004

Seller ID: 136988


321 pages View more info

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BELOVED

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Vintage International: 2004

Seller ID: 136989


321 pages View more info

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A MERCY

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Vintage International: 2009

Seller ID: 136449


National BestsellerOne of" The New York Times" 10 Best Books of the Year In the 1680s the slave trade in the Americas is still in its infancy. Jacob Vaark is an Anglo-Dutch trader and adventurer, with a small holding in the harsh North. Despite his distaste for dealing in "flesh," he takes a small slave girl in part payment for a bad debt from a plantation owner in Catholic Maryland. This is Florens, who can read and write and might be useful on his farm. Rejected by her... View more info

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THE COLOR PURPLE

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1985

Seller ID: 92050


Damp stains. View more info