I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots was widely acclaimed as one of the most notable books of 1992. The author now explores the ...Show synopsisI Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots was widely acclaimed as one of the most notable books of 1992. The author now explores the life of a "straight and narrow" black man in the working-class world of Rio Seco. A firefighter and nature lover struggles with dark desires that would lead him astray.Hide synopsis
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Description:New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 388 p....New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 388 p. Audience: General/trade. This is the story of Darnell Tucker, a black firefighter and workingman trying to work the toughest turf of all: the straight and narrow. As his friends disappear around him---victims of the streets, of police dogs, of drugs, of a an addiction to cheap thrills and guns---Darnell struggles to establish his own business.
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Description:New in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. New York, NY,...New in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. New York, NY, Hyperion Books, 1996. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over bright yellow boards, lavender endpapers, rough cut pages, 388 pp. Darnell Tucker struggles to establish his own business, facing a thousand midnights before he's home free, with a job that supports his young family. Yet, even as he gains a tentative sense of self, Darnell is drawn to the destructive beauty of fires, and to the wilder, untamed forces beyond the structure of domesticity. This search for balance in a dangerous world propels the quiet heroism of a beautifully evoked and very moving story. Dust jacket as minor shelf wear, otherwise in pristine condition. New in a near fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.
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