Flight

by White, Walter

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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The novel Flight by Walter White was first published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1926.

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Flight

by White, Walter

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Toadlily Books
Published
1926
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Good +
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First Edition
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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.… Read more
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AMERICANA 1926

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1926
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First Edition
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AMERICANA 1926, Knopf, 1926, first edition, the slightest of wear to the head of the spine, else a bright vg+ copy in an attractive dust-wrapper with some wear and tear, shallow chipping and inner reinforcement. Uncommon in any dust-wrapper.
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Flight

by White, Walter

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Published
1926
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Very good
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1st
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New York: New York, Knopf, 1926, 1926. 1st . Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. Decorated front and back endpapers. Decorated spine and front cover. Front and back inner hinges broken but otherwise good condition.
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Flight

by Walter White

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1926
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First Edition
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1926. Moderate wear at corners, faint stains on back cover, binding a bit loose (hinges fine), inscription on front pastedown. Nice copy.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.
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cover of Flight: A Novel (Voices of the South)

Flight: A Novel (Voices of the South)

by White, Walter

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9780807122808
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Paperback. New. Brand New.
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Flight: A Novel

by Walter White

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9780807122808
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Paperback / softback. New. This novel focuses on Mimi Daquin, a New Orleans creole from the black elite. An unexpected pregnancy leads the unmarried Mimi to abandon the black bourgeoisie and join the working class in Harlem. She cannot escape her past, and soon leaves Harlem to begin her life as a white woman.
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Flight: A Novel (Voices of the South)

by White, Walter

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LSU Press. New. BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|VCF
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Flight: A Novel (Voices of the South)

by White, Walter

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1998-04-01
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9780807122808
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LSU Press, 1998-04-01. Paperback. Like New.
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