Water with Berries 1972 George Lamming ~First American Edition ~West Indian Novel ~Barbadian author

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Title: Water with Berries

Author: George Lamming

Description: First American edition. Navy cloth spine with silver lettering and pink-coral colored boards. Some speckling to fore-edge of text block. Interior is clean and unmarked; pages crisp. Dust jacket has some light surface wear on spine; rear panel shows light general soiling not price clipped ($6.95); in an archival mylar sleeve. 248 pages.

A novel about a group of four West Indian artists living in contemporary London and a literary exploration of West Indian identity.

George Lamming (1927-2022) was a novelist, essayist, and poet of mixed Afro-Barbadian and English parentage who was born and raised in Barbados. He held a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1955, and two years later was the winner of the Somerset Maugham Award. He lectured around the world, including as a distinguished visiting professor at Duke University and a visiting professor in the Africana Studies Department of Brown University. In April 2012, he was chair of the judges for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Place: New York Chicago San Francisco
Year: 1972

ISBN: 0030014069

Keywords: Caribbean, Barbados, Barbadian, novel,

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