Book #14963

A Mercy - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Toni Morrison
A Mercy - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Toni Morrison.
A Mercy - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
ISBN: 0307264238

A stunning first US edition/first printing in Very Fine condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by AUTHOR and Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison on the title page. The US edition was published the month after the UK edition.

Nobel Prize Laureate Toni Morrison's revealing tragedy set in the 1680s, when slave trade was still in its infancy. It is the story of Florence, beginning with here mother, a slave at a plantation in Maryland offers her up to a relatively humane Northern farmer, Jacob, as debt payment from their owner ; 167, [1] pages.

Price: $135.00

Author Bio

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford on February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio) is an American author and a former professor at The State University of New York and Princeton University.

Her 1977 novel Song of Solomon was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award, while Beloved, her 1987 novel, became an even greater success. It received the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the American Book Award. It was made into the 1998 film starring Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey.

Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.

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