DEVILS UNTO DUST.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Greenwillow Books, (2018). SIGNED first edition - The author's very high praised first novel, set in the small Texas town of Glory, now a near ghost-town after a horrifying sickness spread across the West Texas desert. Infected people Ñ shakes Ñ attack the living, and the surviving towns are only as safe as their perimeter walls are strong. Seventeen-year-old Willie has managed to keep her siblings safe, even after the sickness took their mother. But when her father steals a fortune from one of the most merciless shake hunters in town, Willie is left on the hook for his debt and sets out across the desert to find her father. "ÒBerquist strikes an appealing balance between the Western and 'infected' zombie genres. ...an absorbing hybrid tale in which the people are far more monstrous than the monsters.Ó (Horn Book). INSCRIBED on the half title page. 487 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.