San Francisco and Portland: Night Shade Books, (2006). SIGNED first edition - Fantasy novel by this African American writer now living in Canada. Includes an introduction by de Lint and an introduction by Saunders on revisting the early Imaro novels. "The tribal tensions and histories presented in this fantasy novel reflect actual African tribal histories and tensions, and provide a unique perspective to current and recent conflicts in Africa, particularly the Rwandan genocide and the ongoing conflict in The Sudan." SIGNED by de Lint on the title page. Glossary. Afterword by Benjamin Szumskyj. 224 pp. ISBN: 978-1597800365.