Edition: First printing.
New York: Doubleday, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - Louisiana born author's sixth novel. A young journalist and a painting restorer Rhys Goudeau search for a scandalous WPA mural supposedly painted over just befor teh artist took his own life. As the hunt becomes more frantic, they begin to realize that the Asmore mural is "not just about reclaiming a valuable work of art. Rather, the painting represents the murky and troubled history of the South itself, where a legacy of racial intolerance has destroyed its greatest artist as well as his most important creation." 305 pp. ISBN: 0-345502613.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.