New York: Henry Holt, 1988. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Woodrell to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "To Chris, May a good goomer be cast your way. Daniel Woodrell." Both Woodrell and Offutt began their careers as writers at the famed Iowa Writer's Workshop.
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.
The author's second steamy bayou mystery featuring Rene Shade.
Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.