Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1993. Item #5827
Sixteenth Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); photo-illustrated paper-covered boards and black cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; ,9-283,pp. Faint, scattered foxing to text edges and lower edge of front board, with a small rubbed spot to upper front cover; Very Good+ or better in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. Bukowski's fourth novel, chronicling his painful upbringing in a militant household, and his contentious relationship with his parents. One the great American literary memoirs, ranking among the best of his work.