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Uncle Tom's Children

Uncle Tom's Children

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Uncle Tom's Children

by Wright, Richard; Ernest Hemingway (Association)

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers / A Story Press Book, 1938 Presentation copy from Richard Wright to Ernest Hemingway: "To Ernest Hemingway / From / Richard Wright." Stated second edition in married original dust jacket, first published with four novellas; two more were added when the book was reprinted in 1940. In Down by the Riverside, included in this collection, Wright transposes the Italian retreat at the Battle of Caporetto in Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms to the American South. Richard Wright was known to be a great admirer of Ernest Hemingway, whom he once named as a modernist writer whose work should be read by aspiring black authors (Scruggs, Hemingway and the Black Renaissance, 58–59). Mild toning to margins of endpapers, light toning to page margins, spine ends gently crimped, and a light pale stain to bottom front cover, foot of spine, and just an inch to bottom back spine fold, else book in fine condition; dust jacket with professional restoration to extremities, mild shelf wear, light stain to bottom front cover, bottom corner of back cover, and along bottom of flaps, else fine.


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Uncle Tom's Children
Wright, Richard; Ernest Hemingway (Association)
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Used - Very Good
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2nd Edition
Harper & Brothers, Publishers / A Story Press Book
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New York
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0.00 lbs
Fiction, Afro-American, African-American, Black Literature, Association Copy, Short Stories.

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