New York: Scribner, 1996. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Hell on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris from his homeboy Richard 2/3/00." The author's first book.
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.
One corner lightly bumped, affecting both book and jacket, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.