Search - List of Books by Michelle Cliff

Michelle Cliff (born 2 November 1946) is a Jamaican-American author whose notable works include No Telephone to Heaven, Abeng and Free Enterprise.

Cliff also has written short stories, prose poems and works of literary criticism. Her works explore the various, complex identity problems that stem from post-colonialism, as well as the difficulty of establishing an authentic, individual identity despite race and gender constructs. Cliff is a bisexual who grew up in the violently homophobic, poverty-stricken, colonized island of Jamaica.

Cliff was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1946 and moved with her family to New York City three years later. She was educated at Wagner College and the Warburg Institute at the University of London. She has held academic positions at several colleges including Trinity College and Emory University.

Cliff was a contributor to the Black feminist anthology Home Girls.

As of 1999, Cliff was living in Santa Cruz, California, with her partner, poet Adrienne Rich. The two have been partnered since 1976.

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Total Books: 29
Into the Interior
2010 - Into the Interior (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780816669790
ISBN-10: 0816669791
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Everything Is Now New and Collected Stories
2009 - Everything Is Now New and Collected Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780816655939
ISBN-10: 0816655936
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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If I Could Write This in Fire
2008 - If I Could Write This in Fire (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780816654741
ISBN-10: 0816654743
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Free Enterprise  A Novel of Mary Ellen Pleasant
2004 - Free Enterprise a Novel of Mary Ellen Pleasant (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780872864375
ISBN-10: 0872864375
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Store of a Million Items Stories
1998 - The Store of a Million Items Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780395901298
ISBN-10: 0395901294
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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No Telephone to Heaven
1996 - No Telephone to Heaven (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780452275690
ISBN-10: 0452275695
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Abeng
1995 - Abeng (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780452274839
ISBN-10: 0452274834
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Free Enterprise
1995 - Free Enterprise (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140231601
ISBN-10: 0140231609
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Bodies of Water
1995 - Bodies of Water (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780452273757
ISBN-10: 0452273757
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Bodies of Water 2
1990 - Bodies of Water 2 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525248644
ISBN-10: 0525248641
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Literature & Fiction
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Abeng A Novel
1984 - Abeng a Novel [The Crossing Press Feminist Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780895941404
ISBN-10: 0895941406
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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No Telephone in Heaven
No Telephone in Heaven (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780317672992
ISBN-10: 0317672991
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Claiming an Identity They Taught Me to Despise
Claiming an Identity They Taught Me to Despise (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780930436063
ISBN-10: 0930436067
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Land of Look Behind Prose and Poetry
The Land of Look Behind Prose and Poetry (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780932379085
ISBN-10: 0932379087
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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