Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1997. First Trade Edition. Item #5516
First Printing, cloth issue, one of 200 copies. Octavo (23.5cm); photo-illustrated paper-covered boards and red cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 260,pp; illus. Some very faint foxing to text edges and upper board edges, else Near Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. Long narrative poem chronicling a watershed year in the history of the U.S., told in Sanders's unique voice, who lived, and wrote, and screamed, and sang through it.