Delta Blues edited by Carolyn Haines SIGNED! x11 [FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING]

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Delta Blues edited by Carolyn Haines w/ foreward by Morgan Freeman 


*Title page has been flat signed by authors, Carolyn HaynesAce Atkins, Lynne Barrett, Suzann Ellingsworth, Charlaine Harris, Alice Jackson, Dean James, Toni L.P. Kelner, Mary Saums, David Sheffield and Nathan Singer.

Hardcover with dust jacket in good reading condition.   Book has fading / color drain to art on Dust Jacket as well as on boards.   

Otherwise, very good.  Light discoloration to top of text block [see last photo] inside reads good as new.  DJ housed in brodart mylar jacket protector.  

A dollar donation for every book sold will be given to the Rock River Foundation, a charity dedicated to helping the arts and literacy in the Delta.

Contributing to the volume are Ace Atkins, Lynne Barrett, James Lee Burke, Suzann Ellingsworth, Beth Ann Fennelly, Bill Fitzhugh, Tom Franklin, John Grisham, Carolyn Haines, Charlaine Harris, Suzanne Hudson, Alice Jackson, Dean James, Toni L.P. Kelner, Michael Lister, Daniel Martine, Mary Saums, David Sheffield, Nathan Singer, and Les Standiford.

From the introduction by Morgan Freeman:

"This collection of short fiction captures both the art of the tale and the power of the blues, and is a nod at the human condition that often inspires musicians to write and sing the blues. These stories tell about bad men and bad women who sometimes do good--or sometimes follow their true nature. Some of these characters know all about the dangers of making a bargain with the devil. And some know the power of redemption. These are characters who would not be out of place in a Honeyboy Edwards tune, and would be right at home alongside the desolate wail of Clarksdale, Mississippi, native Son House."