Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982. First Edition, Later printing. Cloth. INSCRIBED by the Author on the title page, 8vo, black cloth with gold lettering on spine, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) drawn by Sharon Sklar, 176 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #3696
Charles R. Johnson (born 1948) is an African-American scholar and the author of novels, short stories, screen-and-teleplays, and essays--often with a philosophical orientation. Johnson has addressed the issues of black life in America in novels such as Dreamer and Middle Passage. The latter won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction in 1990.