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Flight by  Walter White - First Edition - 1926 - from Toadlily Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 665)

Flight

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Flight

by White, Walter

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Cloth. Good +. Red cover with design on front, orange lettering on front and spine. Closed tears at top of spine, wear to extremities. Previous owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Bookplate on endpaper with name, "The Arthur F. Martins." 300 pp. plus three pages of Knopf ads.

Synopsis

A groundbreaking novel of the Harlem Renaissance, Flight is considered a major text in the literature of ‘passing.' The novel revolves around Mimi Daquin, a light-complexioned African-American woman who takes on the identity of a white woman in New York City to leave her difficult past behind. Although she is met with success in her new life, she feels something missing.

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book dealer
Toadlily Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
665
Title
Flight
Author
White, Walter
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
second hand - Good +
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1926

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spine
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First Edition
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bookplate
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Cloth
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