"Design by Al Brandtner. Cover hoso by Ulf Sjostedt / Taxi / Getty Images." Hurston/Wright Legacy Award - Debut Fiction, Winner, 2006 Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards - First Novelist, Winner, 2006
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks. Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained. Banks Collection copy has review from Book World laid in. Banks Collection copy has date "June 28, 2008" written on front free endpaper.