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. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: An Island Called Home [Signed]
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication Date: 2007
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Rutgers University Press, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition :SIGNED. Tall octovo hardcover, signed/inscribed by the author on title page, tight and bright, pages fresh, unworn and FINE in FINE DJ. In the 1920s Yiddish-speaking Jews called it 'hotel Cuba', thinking it a brief layover. 'Hotel' became home later. ".reveals new things about the collective soul of the Cubans." -DJ ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 23192