New York: Little, Brown, 1993. First Edition. Association copy, playfully altered and INSCRIBED by Thom Jones to fellow author Chris Offutt and decorated with drawings and tipped-in images by the author on the half-title verso and title page: "To Chris: / from one genius to another (fuck false modesty!), / with best wishes and deepest admiration, / Thom Jones."
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.
Fine in a Fine dust jacket.