Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Abeng - 84 edition

by Michelle Cliff

Abeng (ISBN10: 0452274834; ISBN13: 9780452274839)
ISBN13: 978-0452274839
ISBN10: 0452274834

Summary: Ever since Abeng was first published in 1984, Michelle Cliff has steadily become a literary force. Her novels evoke both the clearly delineated hierarchies of colonial Jamaica and the subtleties of present-day island life. Nowhere is her power felt more than in Clare Savage, her Jamaican heroine, who appeared, already grown, in No Telephone to Heaven. Abeng is a kind of prequel to that highly acclaimed novel and is a small masterpiece in its own right. Here Clare is ...show moretwelve years old, the light-skinned daughter of a middle-class family, growing up among the complex contradictions of class versus color, blood versus history, harsh reality versus delusion, in a colonized country. In language that surrounds us with a richness of meaning and voices, the several strands of young Clare's heritage are explored: the Maroons, who used the conch shell - the abeng - to pass messages as they fought a guerilla struggle against their English enslavers; and the legacy of Clare's white great-great-grandfather, Judge Savage, who burned his hundred slaves on the eve of their emancipation. A lyrical, explosive coming-of-age story combined with a provocative retelling of the colonial history of Jamaica, this novel is a triumph. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 84
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Plume Books
Published: 05/28/2008
International: No



List Price: $14.00
Used $5.46
Used
Save $8.54 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 1 hours and 22 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 08/01/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

More prices and sellers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Abeng
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (28)  |  New (12)  |  Like New (3)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (7)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$5.46
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$12.57
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$4.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Book Closeouts
Buffalo, NY
Seller Rating: 4.68
GREAT Bargain Book Deal - like new - some may have small remainder mark - Ships out by NEXT Business Day - 100% Satisfaction Guarantee!
$5.44
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
excellent_values NJ
Pennington, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.76
New York, NY 2008 Trade paperback Fine. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 176 p.
$5.46
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$7.63
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000
$8.17
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.2
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$8.18
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
ExpeditedBooksUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.52
New Book. Shipped from US. Standard Shipping is 4 to 14 business days. Expedited Shipping is 3 to 6 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$8.23
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
excellent_values NJ
Pennington, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.76
New York, NY 2008 Trade paperback New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 176 p.
$8.36
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
MovieMars-Books
Indian Trail, NC
Seller Rating: 4.38
"BRAND NEW. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee. Quick International Airmail!"
$8.42
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
TrackedBooksUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.43
New Book. FREE TRACKING ON ALL ORDERS. Shipped from US. Standard Shipping is 4 to 14 business days. Expedited Shipping is 3 to 6 business days. Established seller since 2000
$8.59
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
indoo
Avenel, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.16
BRAND NEW
Page:   < Previous   |     1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close