New York: Viking Press, 1983. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Bell on the half title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris Offutt who looks like as strong a person as his writing made me expect." Author's first book.
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.
A few light bumps at the spine ends and corners, affecting both book and jacket, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.