THE FACE OF A NAKED LADY: An Omaha Family Mystery.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. First edition - 'Upon his father's death, Michael Rips returned to his Omaha family home to discover a hidden portfolio of paintings - all done by his father, of a nude black woman... a 'wryly comic, second work of memoir, part detective story, part disquisition on the mysteries of identity, part journey into an America readers will scarcely recognize.' A fascinating work. 192 pp
Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated wrappers.