Gayl Jones, the highly acclaimed author who was first “discovered" and mentored by Toni Morrison
, has twice disappeared from our sight. The first time was after a stellar launch as one of America’s most daring and distinctive literary lights, after two brilliant novels (Corregidora
and Eva’s Man
) brought out by Morrison at Random House, and one slim but oh-so-astonishing story collection (White Rat
), when she went into a self-imposed exile in France, from the late 1970s until the late 1990s...