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 twelve years old, the light-skinned daughter of a ...

Abeng 2008, Plume Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780452274839

Trade paperback

Select
Abeng 1992, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140153149

Trade paperback

Select
Abeng 1990, Plume Books

ISBN-13: 9780525485698

Trade paperback

Select
Abeng 1984, Crossing Press

ISBN-13: 9780895941398

Trade paperback

Select