Philadelphia Fire

By: Wideman, John Edgar

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This copy has been SIGNED by John Edgar Wideman on the title page. This is a book about being black and male in the last quarter of the American Century. It is about survival and identity and the unyielding core of individual resistance, about mixed signals that foster false hopes, paralysis, and pain. Mr. Wideman is the only two-time Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award winning for Philadelphia Fire in 1990. A story about being black and male in the last quarter of the American century. Loosely based on the MOVE bombing on Osage Avenue in Philadelphia.

Title: Philadelphia Fire

Author Name: Wideman, John Edgar

Categories: Modern First Editions, PEN/Faulkner Award Winner, MacArthur Fellowship, African-American Author,

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Company: 1990

ISBN Number: 0805012664

ISBN Number 13: 9780805012668

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1112