5½ x 7 inches. 20 pages. 26 lettered copies. 2 multi-color wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec. Signed by the author and the artist. Handset in Walbaum monotype. Printed on Twin Rocker handmade and Zerkall mould made papers. Bound in blue quarter morocco by Gregor Campbel with Cave handmade paper and morocco fore edges. Two single dollar bills laid in. In a clamshell box. $390. Purchase.
Edwidge Danticat was born in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was twelve. She is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection, Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist, The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner, the novel-in-stories, The Dew Breaker, and MPS Little Book number 4, The Coriolis Effect. She is also the editor of The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States and The Beacon Best of 2000: Great Writing by Men and Women of All Colors and Cultures and has written two young adult novels, Anacaona, Golden Flower and Behind the Mountains, as well as a travel narrative, After the Dance, A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel. Her most recent book, Brother, I’m Dying, a memoir, was a 2007 finalist for the National Book Award and a 2008 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography, the Dayton Literary Prize and the Essence magazine Literary Award for memoir.