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Product Description: The critically acclaimed, award-winning author of the classic historical novel Segu, Maryse Condé has pieced together the life of her maternal grandmother to create a moving and profound novel. Maryse Condé's personal journey of discovery and revelation becomes ours as we learn of Victoire, her white-skinned mestiza grandmother who worked as a cook for the Walbergs, a family of white Creoles, in the French Antilles...read more

Hardcover:

9781416592761 | Atria Books, January 19, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The critically acclaimed, award-winning author of the classic historical novel Segu, Maryse Condé has pieced together the life of her maternal grandmother to create a moving and profound novel.

Paperback:

9781476786360 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, April 12, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The critically acclaimed, award-winning author of the classic historical novel Segu, Maryse Condé has pieced together the life of her maternal grandmother to create a moving and profound novel.

Miscellaneous:

9781439100585 | Atria Books, January 19, 2010, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: For nearly four decades, Maryse Condé, best known for her novels Segu and Windward Heights, has been at the forefront of French Caribbean literature. In this collection of essays and lectures, written over many years and in response to the challenges posed by a changing world, she reflects on the ideas and histories that have moved her...read more
By Richard Philcox (trans)

Hardcover:

9780857420978 | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 15, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: For nearly four decades, Maryse Condé, best known for her novels Segu and Windward Heights, has been at the forefront of French Caribbean literature.

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A fictionalized account of the West Indian slave Tituba, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, and was arrested and jailed for two years

Hardcover:

9780813913988 | Univ of Virginia Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A fictionalized account of the West Indian slave Tituba, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, and was arrested and jailed for two years

Paperback:

9780813927671 | Univ of Virginia Pr, January 9, 2009, cover price $19.50
9780345384201 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, January 1, 1994), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A fictionalized account of the West Indian slave Tituba, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, and was arrested and jailed for two years

Prebinding:

9780785729303 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.45 | About this edition: This wild and entertaining novel expands on the true story of the West Indian slave Tituba, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, arrested in 1692, and forgotten in jail until the general amnesty for witches two years later.

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Product Description: One dark night in Cape Town, Rosélie's husband goes out for a pack of cigarettes and never comes back. Not only is she left with unanswered questions about his violent death but she is also left without any means of support. At the urging of her housekeeper and best friend, the new widow decides to take advantage of the strange gifts she has always possessed and embarks on a career as a clairvoyant...read more

Hardcover:

9780743271288 | Atria Books, February 6, 2007, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Rendered frightened and penniless by her husband's mysterious violent death, Rosalie reluctantly taps her clairvoyant skills in order to support herself in post-apartheid South Africa, an endeavor during which she pursues answers for the events in her life.

Paperback:

9780743271295 | Reprint edition (Washington Square Pr, April 15, 2008), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: One dark night in Cape Town, Rosélie's husband goes out for a pack of cigarettes and never comes back.

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Based on a true story about the 1995 murder of a Guadeloupe infant, the tale of a mysterious and seductive woman follows her determined search for the truth about her past, a quest that takes her to West Africa and Peru. By the author of Tales from the Heart and Segu. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780743482608, titled "Who Slashed Celanires Throat?: A Fantastical Tale" | Atria Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Based on a true story about the 1995 murder of a Guadeloupe infant, the tale of a mysterious and seductive woman follows her determined search for the truth about her past, a quest that takes her to West Africa and Peru.

Paperback:

9780743482615 | Reprint edition (Washington Square Pr, August 30, 2005), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Based on a true story about the 1995 murder of a Guadeloupe infant, the tale of a mysterious and seductive woman follows her determined search for the truth about her past, a quest that takes her to West Africa and Peru.

The Caribbean novelist delves into her own past for true tales of family life, first love, racism, and regional culture.

Hardcover:

9781569472644 | Soho Pr Inc, October 1, 2001, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The Caribbean novelist delves into her own past for true tales of family life, first love, racism, and regional culture.

Paperback:

9781569473474 | Soho Pr Inc, January 1, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The Caribbean novelist delves into her own past for true tales of family life, first love, racism, and regional culture.

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An illegitimate child searches for mother and father in this novel of redemption set between Mexico, France, and the United States.

Hardcover:

9781569472156 | Soho Pr Inc, November 1, 2000, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Marie-Noelle journeys to America in search for her parents and heritage, knowing only that her mother Reynalda left for a job in Paris soon after a local cook in Guadeloupe rescued her from drowning.

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Paperback:

9780894108860 | Three Continents Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $14.95

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The renowned Caribbean novelist puts a new spin on Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, resetting the story in Cuba with Creole characters.

Hardcover:

9781569471616 | Soho Pr Inc, August 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A tale of revenge set in the Caribbean, in which the hero gets back at a rich man who stole his love by impregnating her after she becomes the man's wife.

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Product Description: The Last of the African Kings follows the wayward fortunes of a noble African family. It begins with the regal Béhanzin, an African king who opposed French colonialism and was exiled to distant Martinique. In the course of this brilliant novel, Maryse Condé tells of Béhanzin’s scattered offspring and their lives in the Caribbean and the United States...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780803214897 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 28, 1997, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Last of the African Kings follows the wayward fortunes of a noble African family.

Paperback:

9780803263840 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 28, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Last of the African Kings follows the wayward fortunes of a noble African family.

Hardcover:

9780894105821 | Passeggiata Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $12.00

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Product Description: Book by Conde, Maryse

Paperback:

9780435988326 | Heinemann, May 1, 1988, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Book by Conde, Maryse

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