Gaines, Ernest J.
Title CATHERINE CARMIER
Book Condition Upper front hinge starting, as usual, two spots of pale stain to the top edge, a thin band of fading to the upper and lower shelf edge, upper corner tips lightly bumped, else a very good copy; in a shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with short edge tears.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Atheneum, 1964.
Seller ID 42491.00
Somewhat scarce first novel by the author of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN. "[Gaines's] best writing is marked by what Ralph Ellison, describing the blues, called near-tragic, near-comic lyricism."--Newsweek.
Black Literature. First Books.