Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1994. First Trade Edition. Item #5492
First Printing, cloth issue, one of 1,011 copies. Octavo (23.5cm); pictorial paper-covered boards and black cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original glassine dustjacket; ,9-202,pp. Trivial wear to extremities, hint of foxing to text edges, else Near Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. Bukowski's final novel, a humorous spoof on the traditional hard-boiled detective yarn. Krumhansl 139b.