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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date October 11, 2016
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781504743266
ISBN-10 1504743261
Dimensions 0 by 5.10 by 5.68 in.
Original list price $29.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The coming-of-age story of one of Jamaica Kincaid's most admired creations.

Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an au pair for Lewis and Mariah and their four children. Lewis and Mariah are a thrice-blessed couple -- handsome, rich, and seemingly happy. Yet, almost at once, Lucy begins to notice cracks in their beautiful facade. With mingled anger and compassion, Lucy scrutinizes the assumptions and verities of her employers' world and compares them with the vivid realities of her native place. Lucy has no illusions about her own past, but neither is she prepared to be deceived about where she presently is.

At the same time that Lucy is coming to terms with Lewis's and Mariah's lives, she is also unraveling the mysteries of her own sexuality. Gradually a new person unfolds: passionate, forthright, and disarmingly honest. In Lucy, Jamaica Kincaid has created a startling new character possessed with adamantine clear-sightedness and ferocious integrity -- a captivating heroine for our time.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780374194345
 
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (October 1, 1991)
9780816152018 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to work as an au pair for a wealthy American couple, discovering the dark side behind their facade of happiness as she also awakens to her own sexuality
from Farrar Straus & Giroux (September 1, 1990)
9780374194345 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.95
About: Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to work as an au pair for a wealthy American couple, discovering the dark side behind their facade of happiness as she also awakens to her own sexuality
Paperback
Book cover for 9780374527358 Book cover for 9780452266773
 
Reprint edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (September 1, 2002)
9780374527358 | details & prices | 176 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $14.00
About: Lucy, a nineteen-year-old girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an au pair and observes the unhealthy realities of the seemingly happy family that employs her, in a new edition of the acclaimed coming-of-age novel.
from Plume (October 1, 1991)
9780452266773 | details & prices | 3.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $11.95
About: Lucy, a nineteen-year-old girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an au pair and observes the unhealthy realities of the seemingly happy family that employs her
CD/Spoken Word
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The price comparison is for this edition
Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (October 11, 2016)
9781504743266 | details & prices | List price $29.95
About: The coming-of-age story of one of Jamaica Kincaid's most admired creations.
Mp3 una edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (October 11, 2016)
9781504743273 | details & prices | List price $29.95
About: The coming-of-age story of one of Jamaica Kincaid's most admired creations.

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