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The Good Negress

(1995)
(This Rain Coming)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel (nominee)
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book (nominee)
A brilliant, eye-opening, and critically acclaimed debut novel that follows a young black girl's coming of age as she comes to question the legacies of her family and culture and begins to determine her course for the future.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"Truly extraordinary." - Toni Morrison


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Hardback Editions

April 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Good Negress
Author(s): A J Verdelle
ISBN: 1-4352-4237-8 / 978-1-4352-4237-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-04-18
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April 1996 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Good Negress
Author(s): A J Verdelle
ISBN: 0-613-10115-4 / 978-0-613-10115-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 1995 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Good Negress: A Novel
Author(s): A J Verdelle
ISBN: 1-56512-085-X / 978-1-56512-085-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Algonquin Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Good Negress: A Novel
Author(s): A J Verdelle
ISBN: 1-61620-527-X / 978-1-61620-527-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Algonquin Books
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March 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Good Negress
Author(s): A J Verdelle
ISBN: 0-06-097683-7 / 978-0-06-097683-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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October 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: This Rain Coming
Author(s): A J Verdelle
ISBN: 0-7043-4493-9 / 978-0-7043-4493-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Women's Press Ltd
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April 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Good Negress
Author(s): A J Verdelle
ISBN: 0-606-18810-X / 978-0-606-18810-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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Kindle Editions

January 1995 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Good Negress: A Novel
Author(s): A J Verdelle
Publisher: Algonquin Books
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