“HARDLY AWAKE AND IT ALREADY FELT LIKE A BAD DAY”
CREWS, Harry. An American Family: The Baby With The Curious Markings. Los Angeles: Graham Blood & Guts Press, 2006. Slim octavo, original half black morocco gilt, marbled boards, original dust jacket, original slipcase. $250.
Signed limited first edition, number 29 of 300 numbered copies (of an edition of 326 copies), of Crews’ “testosterone-fueled trance of cryptic meaning and freakish violence” (Booklist).
The twenty-third book in Crews' "continuing saga of the roughneck South," An American Family, "resembles the violent denouement of some of Crews' longer works" (New York Times). "Fans of Southern gothic at its most gruesome will be pleased" (Publishers Weekly). This signed limited edition consisted of 26 lettered copies and 300 numbered copies.
A fine copy.