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Mother Of Pearl

Haynes, Melinda

ISBN 10: 0786864850 / ISBN 13: 9780786864850
Verlag: Hyperion, 1999
Gebraucht Zustand: Fine Softcover
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A wonderful copy of the advance uncorrected manuscript of this author's acclaimed first novel. First printing, no mention of Oprah. Cover is white with black type. Copyright page is completed in hand lettering and numbering. Laid in are two letters. One is a copy of the letter dated September 19, 1997 from M. B. Haynes to Wendy Weil of the Wendy Weil Agency transmitting "the first hundred pages of my first novel EVEN GRADE" (the title was changed to MOTHER OF PEARL only after market test). In this letter the author talks of her hopes for publication. The second letter is an original letter from Martha Levin, Editor-in Chief at Hyperion addressed to booksellers transmitting "an early bound ms. in the hope - that if you love this novel as much as I do - that you might want to give us an advance comment which we could use for promotional purposes." The manuscript has been signed by the author on the title page. Melinda Haynes commented at the signing of this manuscript that she could not remember when she had last seen one. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001085

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Titel: Mother Of Pearl

Verlag: Hyperion

Erscheinungsdatum: 1999

Einband: Soft Cover


Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Jacket

Signiert: Signed by Author

Auflage: First Edition.

Art des Buches: Galley/Proof

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In a small Mississippi town during the late 1950s, Even Grade, a twenty-eight-year-old black man who grew up as an orphan, and Valuable Korner, the teenage white daughter of the local prostitute, search for love, family, and commitment as their lives intersect with that of Joody Two Sun, a seer who becomes Even's lover. A first novel. 30,000 first printing.

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