(Houston, James D., Maxine Hong Kingston and Yxta Maya Murray, signed) Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee; Justice, William E. and Quay, James, editors.
CALIFORNIA UNCOVERED: Stories for the 21st Century.
Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, (2005.) SIGNED First Edition
First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover. An anthology of stories and excerpts by those who lived and wrote in California, ranging from John Steinbeck to Khaled Hosseini. SIGNED by FOUR contributors: by James Houston at "The Light Takes Its Color from the Sea;" by Maxine Hong Kingston at "The Grandfather of the Sierra Nevada Mountains" and by Yxta Maya Murray at an excerpt from "The Conquest" and twice by Chitra Divakaruni - at her introduction and at an excerpt from 'The Unknown Errors of our Lives.' Among the contributors are also Paul Beatty, Gary Soto, Joan Didion, David Mas Masamoto, Robinson Jeffers and many others. Each story is preceded by a photograph of the author and brief notes. Reading guide and thematic table of contents. Published by the California Council of Humanities. 379 pp. Near fine in glossy black wrappers (the corners of a few pages lightly bent, usual light toning to the pages). Uncommon signed. .ISBN # 1-89077197X
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