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Gayl jones's first novel, corregidora, focuses on the lingering effects of slavery beyond shock value, what does a writer achieve in presenting the truly sordid. Gayl jones (born november 23, 1949) is an african-american writer from lexington, kentucky her most famous works are corregidora, eva's man, and the. Gayl jones  1949– writer literary success overshadowed by marriage  lived on the lam in europe  husband committed suicide in violent.