SCHANILEC, Gaylord. MIDNIGHT PAPER SALES. DANTICAT, Edwidge. ~ Plunging.
One of 26 lettered deluxe copies. 2 multi-colour wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec. Signed by the author and the artist. S Handset in Walbaum monotype. Printed on Twin Rocker handmade and Zerkall papers. Bound in blue quarter morocco by Gregor Campbell with Cave handmade paper and morocco fore edges.
A beautiful poem inspired by the tragic fall of an immigrant construction worker into wet concrete he had just laid in Bal Harbour, Florida's most fashionable destination. His wallet contained pictures of his daughter and two single dollar bills.
Edwidge Danticat was born in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was twelve. She is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection, Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist, The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner, the novel-in-stories, The Dew Breaker, and MPS Little Book number 4, The Coriolis Effect.