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Inhaltsangabe: Caryl Phillips's first novel tells the story of Leila, a nineteen-year-old woman living on a small Caribbean island in the 1950s. Unsatisfied with life on the island, Leila decides to leave her friends and follow her mother overseas, taking her restless husband Michael and her young son with her. Her subsequent passage to England brings her face to face with the consequences of the decisions she has made to determine her life on her own terms.
Über den Autor: Caryl Phillips was born in St Kitts and now lives in London and New York. He has written for television, radio, theatre and cinema and is the author of twelve works of fiction and non-fiction. Crossing the River was shortlisted for the 1993 Booker Prize and Caryl Phillips has won the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, as well as being named the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 1992 and one of the Best of Young British Writers 1993. A Distant Shore won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2004 and Dancing in the Dark was shortlisted in 2006.
Buchbeschreibung Faber & Faber, 1985. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Acceptable. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Darkened tan to the page edges. Small light water stains to some of the page edges, text fully legible. (Hence Acceptable) Good reading copy. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0005934431
Buchbeschreibung Faber & Faber, 1985. Buchzustand: Good. First. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP11852213
Buchbeschreibung Faber & Faber. Hardcover. Buchzustand: GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2682082717
Buchbeschreibung Faber & Faber. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0571134378I5N00
Buchbeschreibung Faber and Faber, 1985. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Acceptable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0571134378
Buchbeschreibung Faber & Faber, 1985. Buchzustand: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: As nineteen-year-old Leila surveys her island home from the ship that will carry her, her husband, and baby to England, she contemplates the Caribbean life of the 1950s that is chaotic, hand-to-mouth, and offers no way but out. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0571134378
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97805711343734.0
Buchbeschreibung Faber and Faber, London, 1985. Hardcover. 205p., signed with a brief inscription by the Afro-Caribbean author, previous owner's signature (not the inscribee), first edition, bright unpriceclipped dj. Unbalanced pH paperstock is browned, foredge has sustained a tiny impact. Phillips' first novel, winner of the Malcolm X Prize. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 106313
Buchbeschreibung Faber & Faber, 1985. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! L. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0571134378D
Buchbeschreibung Faber & Faber, London, 1985. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. First Edition (SIGNED). | Page edges somewhat tanned (as usual - cheap paper) else a fine copy in very fine dustjacket (mylar-protected), & SIGNED on title page. | Excellent signed copy of author's first novel, reportedly his scarcest book - small hardback printing - there was a simultaneous softcover issue. Signed by Author. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 006222