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Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights

by Straight, Susan

First Edition, First Printing

Price: $24.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 020339
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0786860030
  • ISBN 13: 9780786860036
  • Publisher: Hyperion Books
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1994
  • Keywords: AFRO AMERICAN MEN FIREFIGHTERS CALIFORNIA

New York, NY: Hyperion Books, 1994. New York, NY, Hyperion Books, 1996. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over bright yellow boards, lavender endpapers, rough cut pages, 388 pp. Darnell Tucker struggles to establish his own business, facing a thousand midnights before he's home free, with a job that supports his young family. Yet, even as he gains a tentative sense of self, Darnell is drawn to the destructive beauty of fires, and to the wilder, untamed forces beyond the structure of domesticity. This search for balance in a dangerous world propels the quiet heroism of a beautifully evoked and very moving story. Dust jacket as minor shelf wear, otherwise in pristine condition. New in a near fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. New/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.