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New York: Random House, 2008. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine in fine dust jacket. The first novel by Bock, which has received much favorable comment and reviews. Set against a compelling and corrupt Las Vegas landscape, the book revolves around the disappearance of a surly 12-year-old boy. Signed and dated by Bock (with a small drawing) on the title page.
New York: Lippincott, 1968. hardcover. Advance Reading Copy. A fine book in publisher's wrappers. Large format paperback. Advance reading copy. First issue copy with price of $.95 on the front cover publication date of May 24th. A classic, coming-of-age novel of a boy whose family moves from Alabama to a small New Mexico mountain town during World War II. The basis for the movie of the same name that starred Richard Crenna, Claire Bloom and Richard Thomas. Quite scarce in the signed edition. Signed by the author.
Point Reyes: Floating Island Publications, 1982. Paperback. First edition. A fine copy in original printed wrappers. Slight toning to the front and rear covers. A collection of stories about the "god forsaken" land in southern New Mexico. John Nichols writes an evocative introduction. Signed and inscribed by John Nichols on the front free endpaper. Signed by the author.
London: Old Street Publishing, 2009. Hardcover. First British edition. The true first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. One reviewer called it "a story of multiple deceptions and concealed identities that unfolds like a pack of cards . . . A space filled with intrigue and potential danger, with hints of Kafka or Mervyn Peake. "