BLANCHE ON THE LAM
New York: St Martin's, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First mystery featuring Blanche White, a 40 year old black domestic with a wry sense of humor and "a jaundiced view of the rich." Ntosake Shange called her "a tribute to the wit and guile of an extraordinary/ordinary African American woman detective-by- default." Winner of the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award, and the Macavity Award for best first novel. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 2001. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-312-069081.