SLAM. New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Doubleday, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription to his British literary agent on half title page: "For ... / who / believed in this one right / the way through. Thanks for / all the work you've put in, and / I'm sure we'll sell the bastard / yet ..." "SLAM (1990), a non-SF tale about a reformed tax-evader paroled from prison (or "slam"), competently and copiously evokes a sense of Texas not dissimilar to that imparted by fellow Texans like Neal Barrett, Jr and Howard Waldrop." - John Clute, SFE (online). A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#91626).
"July 1990 / FIRST EDITION" on copyright page.