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I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots

by Straight, Susan

First Edition, First Printing

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


  • Seller Inventory #: EM-B0411-02
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 1562829637
  • ISBN 13: 9781562829636
  • Publisher: Hyperion Books
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1992
  • Keywords: AFRO AMERICAN WOMAN DRAMA SOUTH CAROLINA CALIFORNIA TWIN BOYS FOOTBALL

New York, NY: Hyperion Books, 1992. New York, NY, Hyperion Books, 1992. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over red boards with red lettering embossed on spine, red endpapers, rough cut pages, 355 pp. Marietta Cook is a woman so black and so large that she seems to burst the confines of her rural birthplace in the Low Country of South Carolina. Cast adrift by the death of her beloved mother, she goes to Charleston to make her way working in a fish market, only to return pregnant with twin boys. When her sons, as awesome in size as their mother, gravitate toward football, the family's fortunes take a distinct turn for the better in the promised land of California, where Marietta must find a place for herself as a country woman living in the land of freeways and luxury condominiums. Dust jacket as minor shelf wear, otherwise in pristine condition. Fine in a very good+ dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition, First Printing. Quarter Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.