Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Fascinating historical novel by this award witning writer. Spanning the centuries, and imbued by the spirit of Afro-Caribbean mythology, it tells the stories of 3 women - Mer, a slave-midwife struggling to survive on the island of Saint Domingue, before it was renamed Haiti; Jeanne who is having an affair with the 19th century French bohemian poet Charles Baudelaire, adn Meritet, a 3rd century Nubian prostitute who becomes known as 'St Mary of the Desert.' Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to lower corner of front cover.) .
Bookfever.com - Selling books on the internet, by mail order, at book fairs, and at Antiques Upstairs in historic downtown Jackson, California, since 1992. Over 50,000 books and magazines in stock (over 4,000 signed or inscribed by the author) - many more than are listed on our website, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you cannot find what you are looking for.