This hardback edition of Passing published by Modern Library features an introduction by Ntozake Shange, a writer well-known for her play for colored girls who have considered suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf. The dust jacket includes a portrait of Nella Larsen taken by Carl Van Vechten. The excerpt includes the front and back covers and dust jacket contents, pastedowns and endpapers with Modern Library logo, half-title page, title page, copyright page, bibliographic note for Nella Larsen, first page of the introduction by Shange, last page of the introduction by Shange, contents, dedication, epigraph, final page of the novel, list of Modern Library Editorial Board, and a note on the type.
Larsen, Nella. "Passing." Introduction by Ntozake Shange. New York: The Modern Library, 2000.