Boston: Beacon Books, 1997. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Hannah Nyala on the verso of the half title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris— With great admiration and best wishes that your road ahead is always marked by the best qualities of the human spirit—lots of joy, hope, and healing. Warm regards, Hannah June 1997."
A memoir of the author's experiences as a missing persons tracker.
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 in a Fine dust jacket.