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Plunging
by Edwidge Danticat

 MIDNIGHT PAPER SALES 2009
  • <em>Plunging,</em> by Edwidge Danticat - Deluxe Edition

DELUXE EDITION
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.



A beautiful poem inspired by the tragic fall of an immigrant construction worker into wet concrete he had just laid in Bal Harbour, Florida's most fashionable destination. His wallet contained pictures of his daughter and two single dollar bills. Read on...

 

  • <em>Plunging</em> by Edwidge Danticat
  • Plunging by Edwidge Danticat
    Plunging - Edwidge Danticat
    Standard Edition
    Midnight Paper Sales, 2009
    Qty. 115 numbered copies, Price: $140

STANDARD EDITION
5½ x 7½ inches. 20 pages. 115 numbered copies. 2 multi-color wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec. Signed by the author and the artist. Handset in Walbaum monotype. Printed on Mohawk Superfine, and Zerkall papers. Bound in cloth. In a slipcase. $140. 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.