Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Boston: Little Brown, (1986). SIGNED first edition - A "rollicking odyssey" by this award-winning Southern writer, one which sweeps across the country from North Carolina to New Orleans and beyond. "Raleigh W. Hayes is in quest of his runaway, aging, eccentric father, his own murky family history, a chest filled with Confederate gold, and a little peace and quiet." SIGNED on the title page to noted Oklahoma collector, Larry Owens with the comment "good to have you on the journey." Laid in is a single page handwritten note by Malone to Owens. 544 pp.
Condition: Near fine in glossy red wrappers. Laid in is an envelope with a brief note by Malone to collector Larry Owens. .