FRANKY FURBO. A Novel Illustrated by the Author

New York: Holt, 1989. William Wharton. Author's first edition. hardcover. "This book is dedicated to our daughter Kate, her husband Bill, and their two beautiful daughters. They are all dead now. Killed on August 3rd, 1988, at 4pm in a terrible automobile crash and fire on Highway I-5 near Albany in the Willamette Valley in the state of Oregon. This horrible accident was precipitated by a field fire licensed by public officials of that state." (the author's words). ".....the first Franky Furbo stories were told by me to Kate, over thirty years ago. I told them every morning to each of my children during the next twenty years.....now, due to the arrogance, shortsightedness, and greed of these grass growers with the backing of Oregon state officials, this can never be. We hope to forgive but we can never be reconciled." A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Item #15399
ISBN: 080501120X

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