KISS LOST EDEN GOODBYE. by Allie (Vern) / Trout (Ron.)


Edition: First printing.

Sunnyvale, CA; Workshop Associates, (1966.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of two crazy Californians who wind up in the remote reaches of the Ozarks - the 'lost eden' of the title. INSCRIBED by author Ron Trout on the blank page following the copyright (the recto of the dedication page) - and this full page inscription tells some of the story behind the book: ".... these other two, my brother - talented - and I, toured this country doing the easy marks (suckers twice) as entertainers, musicians, Shakespeareans, finally going broke in these lovely Ozarks, and living among these characters for nine lovely month...." Dated March 16, 1966, in the year of publication. Illustrated with drawings by the authors (Allie Vern has since achieved recognition as an artist) and Conrad Diethelm. 216 pp.

Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jack (several chips to the dj edges). Uncommon.

Book ID: 38602
Keywords: Fiction, ozarks
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