Santa Barbara: Neville Books, 1995. Limited Edition. An unnumbered copy in navy cloth covered boards. SIGNED on the limitation page by the author, and additionally INSCRIBED on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris & Rita / Another slim book of reminiscence. Huh! / Oh well / Jon."
Jackson's memoir of his friend Raymond Carver, and a short story featuring the first appearance of his detective "Fang" Mulheisen.
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.