New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author to fellow writer Chris Offutt on the half-title page: "Aug '95 / Dear Chris — / Thanks for the astute, though aborted quote. May it bring you good karma with your next one. / Just remember, Clinton is the Anti-Christ! / Tom / Compadre in ART. "
From the collection of Chris Offutt.
Offutt is the author of “Kentucky Straight” and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best Young American Novelists by “Granta” magazine. He has also written for popular television shows and national publications, has been visiting faculty at numerous institutions including the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, and has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and others.
Fine and unread in green trade-size wrappers (softcover), with cover illustration mockup stapled to the front wrapper.