An Island Called Home [Signed]

An Island Called Home [Signed]

Behar, Ruth; Mayol, Humberto [Photographs]

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Place Published: New Brunswick, NJ
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Date Published: 2007
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good +
Book Id: 6276

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An about Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (minor corner bumping, some lean to the left), in a Fine dust jacket (tiny marking to the front panel's upper edge), SIGNED BY RUTH BEHAR on the title page and there inscribed by her as follows: "for Sandi - // with a big Cuban hug! [drawing of a flower] // Ruth Behar // 3-4- 09 / Boca"; many years after Castro's 1959 revolution which caused many Jews to flee, a Jewish emigrant from Cuba returns to the island to see what is left of the Jewish presence in Cuba. A Princeton educated Professor of Anthropology and writer of poetry, memoir, and literary fiction, cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar was the first Latino woman to be awarded a MacArthur fellowship. An about Fine copy, SIGNED BY RUTH BEHAR.



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