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Published by Viking in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction,
  • Mystery and detective stories

  • About the Edition

    Herculeah stumbles onto the trail of her friend Meat"s long-lost father while she and Meat are investigating the disappearance of a dead body from the men"s room of a comedy club.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Betsy Byars.
    SeriesA Herculeah Jones mystery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B9836 Di 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. ;
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL682728M
    ISBN 100670877352
    LC Control Number97029434
    OCLC/WorldCa37293381

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Disappearing Acts traces what Nauman has called “withdrawal as an art form”—both literal and figurative incidents of removal, deflection, and concealment.

Bodies are fragmented, centers are left empty, voices emanate from hidden speakers, and the artist sculpts himself in absentia, appearing only as negative space.

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Disappearing Acts Novelist Terry McMillan ("Waiting to Exhale," "How Stella Got Her Groove Back") has become the culture's primary purveyor of middle-class African-American romances.

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It is a book that is just as "real" today as it was when it was first penned over a decade ago. Reviewed by Tee C. Royal of The RAWSISTAZ /5(76).Frizzing up whenever danger threatens, amateur sleuth Herculeah Jones's hair gets a real workout in this tale of murder, weight, and family secrets.

The spotlight is on Herculeah's chunky friend, Meat, who finds a corpse in the restroom of the local comedy club. Moments later, the body's gone&#;although a trail of clues remains. Meanwhile, on the film from an old .