FREEWARE. New York: Avon Books, . Octavo, boards. First edition. In a sleazy, low rent future a sexual encounter between a degenerate flesher from Kentucky and a moldie, an artificial life form made of soft plastic and gene-tweaked molds and algae, begins a sordid adventure of cosmic magnitude in which unsuspecting humanity moves toward an encounter with intergalactic intelligence. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Publisher's publicity sheet laid in. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with tiny closed tear at lower spine fold. (#129213).
"First Avon Books Hardcover Printing: May 1997 / First Avon Books Trade Printing: May 1997 / ... / FIRST EDITION / QPM 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.