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Berkeley: East Bay Japanese for Action, 1986. 335p., very good hardcover in dj, text in English and Japanese, inscribed in Japanese by Kato Mizue, the group's instructor. Autobiographical pieces by members of the group, including discussions of immigration experiences, internment, work, religion and family life.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Hardcover. xvii, 638p., introduction, epilogue, appendix, proclamation, index, illustrated with b&w photos, first edition, first printing in cloth and gilt, unclipped edge-worn dj, boards slightly splayed, remainder mark to bottom of text block, else very good.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. Hardcover. xxxvi, 354p., very good first US edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Ackerley was the openly bisexual editor of "The Listener" literary journal and author of severla autobiographical novels in cluding "We Think the World of You" which was filmed with Alabn.....
New York: Writers Alliance, 1976. Paperback. 149p., softbound in 8x5.5 inch decorated wraps (the decorations being two photoportraits of our hero), perfectbound but so far so good. Cover has a sun-line across the front and a spot of soil to back, and a private library accession numeral on titlepage (in.....
Leeds, UK: Peepal Tree Press, 2008. Paperback. 222p., illustrated with cover-reproduced snapshot images of Adisa at various ages, with a color vignette portrait on the back; softbound, the first edition, an ex library copy with no wear or handling, the sole clue to ex library status being a neat printed.....
Lagos: Dtalkshop, 2006. Paperback. 179p., professionally printed and softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch stiffish decorated wraps; cover bears a garish publisher's label (book won an award), half-title author's signed inscription datelined 2008, a clean sound copy, unmarked except as noted by author. The rural narrator, whose Greek father disappeared, goes to.....