Praisesong For the Widow

by Marshall, Paule

Praisesong for the Widow is a novel by Paule Marshall which takes place in the mid seventies, chronicling the life of Avey Johnson, a sixty-four year old African American widow on a physical and emotional journey in the Caribbean island of Carriacou. Throughout the novel, there are many flashbacks to Avey's earlier life experiences with her late husband, Jerome Johnson, as well as childhood events that reconnect her with her lost cultural roots.

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PRAISESONG FOR THE WIDOW

by Marshall, Paule

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New York:: Putnam,, (1983.). Hardcover first edition -. Near fine in a just about fine dustjacket ('P" top edge of textblock, but a nice tight copy). First printing. The third novel by this African American writer, the story of the spiritual regeneration of a 62 year old widow. 256 pp.
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by Paule Marshall

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Putnam Adult, February 1983. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Very Good Hardcover with Good+ Dustjacket. Inscribed and signed by author. Light to Moderate soiling and shelfwear to DJ, including a couple small tears. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984. … Read more about this item
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1983.
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London:: Virago Press,, 1983.. SIGNED hardcover first edition -. Very good in a near fine dustjacket (top edge dusty, stamp on copyright page re "powys library service" but no other markings.). First UK printing. INSCRIBED on the title page. A somewhat smaller format and a very different (and more colorful) dustjacket from the more often found US… Read more about this item
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by Marshall, Paule

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1983
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Putnam's, 1983. 1ST. SOFTCOVER. LIKE NEW. 256 While on her annual Caribbean cruise, Avey Johnson, a Black, middle-aged widow, finds her comfortable life unraveling and embarks on another voyage, an odyssey in search of spiritual and cultural regeneration. Publisher ‏ : ‎ Putnam Adult; First Edition (February 14, 1983) Language ‏ : ‎ English HARDBOUND… Read more about this item
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1983
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E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Putnam Pub Group, 1983. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page in 1983.
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1983
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PUTNAM. NY 1983. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0399127542 . SIGNED by Paule Marshall on the half-title page. Near fine in like dust jacket. (Hint of foxing at top edge. Light rubbing on bottom edge of boards. 1/2"- inch tear at head of front cover. ) .
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1983
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NY: Putnam, 1983. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 256, a fine copy in little nicked and worn dj. Inscribed by the author to poet and editor of the magazine Voyages, William Claire: "For William Claire | Paule Marshall |Feb '83" The African-American novelist's third book.
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Praisesong for the Widow: (Of the Diaspora - North America) (Of the Diaspora, 2)

by Marshall, Paule

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by MARSHALL, PAULE

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NEW YORK NY: PUTNAM'S SONS (G.P.). NF/NF. PUB 1983. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. ISBN: AUTHOR'S FOURTH BOOK. BOOK AND D.J. ARE FINE BUT FOR REMAINDER MARKS (A SHORT LINE) ON THEBOTTOM AND FORE-EDGE OF THE TEXT BLOCK, AND A SHORT CREASE ON THE D.J.'SREAR FLAP.. Keywords: NOVEL, AFRO-AMER AUTHOR, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.
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1983
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New York: Putnam, 1983. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Second impression. Remainder mark bottom edge, near fine in very good dustwrapper with creasing on the rear panel.
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1983
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1983. Hardcover. 256p., first edition, unclipped dj with ragged one inch tear to top front flap fold. Some lean to spine, mild shelf wear. Brooklyn-born African American author.
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by Marshall, Paule

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by Marshall, Paule

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1983
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Praisesong for the Widow

by Paule Marshall

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PRAISESONG FOR THE WIDOW

by Marshall, Paule

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New York:: Putnam,, (1983.). Hardcover first edition -. Fine in a very good dustjacket (tear to front cover of dj, book appears unread). First printing. The third novel by this African American writer, the story of the spiritual regeneration of a 62 year old widow. 256 pp.
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by Marshall, Paule

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1983). First edition. INSCRIBED by the author to author Doris Grumbach's partner, "For Sybil Pike/ Paule Marshall/ Feb. '83." Publisher's photograph of the author and publicity letter laid in. Fine in fine dust jacket with just two short closed tears.
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Praise-Song for the Widow

by Marshall, Paule

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by Marshall, Paule

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1983
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New York: Putnam, 1983. 2nd printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 256p. Original maroon cloth. dj. 21cm. Cover edges rubbed. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper by Marshall ("For Yvette and Ti-John In long long friendship Paule Marshall March '83"). Her third novel.Yvette Le Roy, the co-inscribee, owned Liberty House, a bookshop in Harlem between 1969 and 1979, which offered… Read more about this item
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