Quicksand by Nella Larsen

Quicksand is a novel by American author Nella Larsen, first published in 1928. This is her first novel and the first draft was completed in a short period of time. The novel was out of print from the 1930s to the 1970s. Quicksand is a work that explores both cross-cultural and interracial themes. Larsen dedicated the novel to her husband.Discussing the novel, Jacquelyn Y. McLendon called it the more "obviously autobiographical" of Larsen's two novels. Larsen called the emotional experiences of the novel "the awful truth" in a letter to her friend Carl van Vechten.

The 1195th greatest fiction book of all time


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Passing (Penguin Classics) Kindle Edition 224195 2003
Quicksand (Dover Books on Literature & Drama) Paperback 699933 $3.50 $1.95 2006
Quicksand & Passing: With linked Table of Contents Kindle Edition 200120 $1.99 2015
Quicksand and Passing Paperback 968059 $3.99 $1.60 2010
Quicksand and Passing Hardcover 1394290 $19.99 $19.97 2018
The Quicksand Question (A to Z Mysteries) Paperback 63874 $3.66 $0.99 2002
Quicksand and Passing (American Women Writers) Paperback 58740 $14.95 $1.05 1986
A to Z Mysteries: The Quicksand Question Kindle Edition 482299 2009
The Quicksand Question (A to Z Mysteries) Hardcover 3161502 $10.68 $5.22 2002
The Quicksand Question (A to Z Mysteries) Paperback 11088071 $0.50 $0.01
Quicksand Kindle Edition 302647 2016
Quicksand Hardcover 1128288 $19.99 $21.94 2017
The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen Kindle Edition 423878 2017
The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen: Passing, Quicksand, and the Stories by Marita Golden (Foreword), Nella Larsen (1-Nov-2001) Paperback Paperback 5095022 $13.85 $4.32
Tomie dePaola's The Quicksand Book Hardcover 777157 $11.75 $6.47 2019
Quicksand and Passing (American Women Writers Series) Hardcover 2713620 $58.15 $3.31 1986
Into the Quicksand: The Memoir of a Porn Star and Unraveling of a Woman Paperback 315704 $14.95 $50.56 2019
Quicksand: What It Means to Be a Human Being Paperback 85306 $11.12 $3.99 2017
Quicksand: What It Means to Be a Human Being Kindle Edition 373226 2017
QUICKSAND Hardcover 1567030 $48.00 $5.17
Quicksand Paperback 2085594 $9.01 $2.50
The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen: Passing, Quicksand, and The Stories Kindle Edition 435247 2010
Quicksand Hardcover 2543663 $12.99 $8.99 2018
Harlem Renaissance: Five Novels of the 1920s (LOA #217): Cane / Home to Harlem / Quicksand / Plum Bun / The Blacker the Berry (Library of America Harlem Renaissance Novels Collection) Hardcover 769387 $15.00 $14.98 2011
Quicksand: America's Pursuit of Power in the Middle East Paperback 852962 $14.76 $4.47 2011
A to Z Mysteries: Books O-R: The Orange Outlaw; The Panda Puzzle; The Quicksand Question; The Runaway Racehorse Audio CD 535585 $13.14 $12.97 2012
Quicksand: A Novel Paperback 90487 $6.68 $4.62 2018
Quicksand (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) Paperback 1187956 $9.69 $1.59 2002
By Nella Larsen - Quicksand and Passing (5/28/02) Paperback 3552342 $20.06 $1.94 2002
Passing (African American Heritage Classics): By the Author of Quicksand Paperback 2261812 $5.00 $1.99 2010
Passing, Quicksand, and Other Stories Kindle Edition 271374 2015
Quicksand and Passing (American Women Writers) by Nella Larsen (1986) Paperback Paperback 2071239 $17.59 $3.48
Quicksand & Passing Kindle Edition 799902 2013
Quicksand Paperback 127724 $0.95 $1.89 2011
Quicksand (First Edition) (Norton Critical Editions) Paperback 671656 $20.24 $16.31 2019
The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen: Passing, Quicksand, and The Stories Paperback 374424 $8.06 $1.67 2001
The Nella Larsen Collection; Quicksand, Passing, Freedom, The Wrong Man, Sanctuary Paperback 1718594 $16.49 $20.10 2010
Passing, Quicksand, and Other Stories Paperback 2471266 $13.99 $10.00 2015