Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1998. Hardcover. xxxviii,144p. 1st printing. Fine.
The Cleveland-born African-American writer originally wrote this novel in the 1920s, setting it in nineteenth century New Orleans. It was one of 6 novels not published in his lifetime and is published here for the first time. The F.M.C. of the title stands, of course, for Free Man of Color.