First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page: "To Patrick / All the best / Jim Burke." Burke sought publication of his manuscript to dozens of publishers before LSU finally accepted, and the novel was subsequently nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, after which Burke evolved to fame as a writer of hard-boiled, Louisiana-based crime stories. Jacket design by Charles Shaw.Spine ends lightly bumped, and a hint of toning to the jacket spine, else Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket with the price intact. Bookseller Inventory # 131202
Synopsis: Recently paroled from prison, Ivy Paret settles in with fellow ex-convict Buddy Riordan and Riordan's family on a sprawling ranch in Montana and becomes drawn into a tragic conflict involving the family and their neighbors
About the Author:
James Lee Burke is the author of twenty-three novels and one collection of short stories. Two books, Heaven's Prisoners and Two for Texas, were adapted as motion pictures. Over the years, he has also worked as a pipeliner, land surveyor, social worker, newspaper reporter, and creative writing teacher. A native of Houston, he grew up on the Louisiana-Texas coast and now divides his time between New Iberia, Louisiana, and Missoula, Montana.
Christine Wiltz, a native New Orleanian, is the author of three mysteries featuring the Irish Channel detective Neal Rafferty, the novel Glass House, and the nonfiction work The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld. She co-wrote and -produced the PBS documentary Backlash: Race and The American Dream, about David Duke and his followers, which aired at the time of the gubernatorial runoff between Duke and Edwin Edwards.
Title: The Lost Get-Back Boogie (Signed First ...
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication Date: 1986
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Ed. Signed and Dated By Author. Seller Inventory # 096632
Book Description Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. hardcover, first edition with the complete number line starting with no.1 on copyright page, 1986 second state jacket with glossy finish, signed by the author on title page, fine condition in a fine dust jacket, not price clipped, jacket protected with Brodart mylar cover, clean copy, no markings, novel set in the Bitteroot Valley of Montana Size: Octavo. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 5958
Book Description Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge LA., 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition / First Printing. Book is square & tight and clean with complete number line incl "1". Very slight pushing to the tail of the spine and previous owner's signature to the rfep. 1st State Dj is price-intact ($16.95) with shelf-wear along the tail of the spine and a small tear to the superior corner of the front inside flap. Also rubbing to the superior and inferior front corners. Otherwise very clean and bright. Book was signed for me at an appearance in Minneapolis at Once upon A Crime. Signed by the Author o Title-p. Seller Inventory # 000178
Book Description Louisiana State University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). The fifth novel by the author of the Dave Robicheaux books, the story of a man who has just been paroled and who winds up on a sprawling ranch in Montana's Bitterroot Valley. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Fine/Fine. Signed by Burke on the title page. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 15804
Book Description Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1986. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First edition. Slightly cocked else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with a tiny tear and a little toning at the spine. Signed by the author. Seller Inventory # 351993
Book Description Louisiana State Univ Pr, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing in first state dust jacket; slightest of wear to book; light edge wear and small closed tears to dust jacket with $16.95 price intact; o/w NF/VG+; flat signed by James Lee Burke on the title page. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-1504993804069
Book Description Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. First Edition. SIGNED by James Lee Burke on title page. Near fine in price-clipped close to fine dust jacket. (Couple corner tips lightly nudged. 3 faint specks of foxing at top edge. A few spots of mild rubbing on un-coated jacket. ) ; 6 1/4" x 9 1/4"; 241 pages. Seller Inventory # 3113772
Book Description Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Signed by author on Title page in black pen, signature only. Complete number line. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 Book; binding tight, mild bump to bottom corner front board else boards straight and clean; subtle soil spot to top edge with 1/2" crease to bottom corner one page else text free of marks, appears unread. First issue dust jacket ($16.95) has minor rubbing with mild bumping and chipping to spine and flap fold ends, 1/4 " closed tear with 1", 1 1/4" and 6" creases to bottom front cover with slight fading to spine. Color sharp to covers. Under archival quality mylar cover. Photos upon request. Packed well and shipped in a sturdy box. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 111615AELE2a
Book Description Louisiana State University, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. An excellent, very fine copy of the First Edition, publisher's green cloth hardcover, corners square & sharp, spine ends near perfect; red titles on the spine still fresh. Text clean & legible throughout, appears to be unread; brown endpapers perfect, clean, unmarked. Dust Jacket printed on [the first issue] matte gloss paper: with a .7 inch surface wrinkle on the front fore edge, about an inch from the top; minute flaking along the fold of rear fore edge; flaking at corners & top & bottom of the spine, almost invisible except under serious magnification [ this is a symptom of the matte gloss paper used for the earliest DJ ]; price of $16.95 printed on the front flap. Signed "James Lee Burke" on the title page. Measures 6" by 9.2" +/-: 241 pages. From Wikipedia the free encyclopedia: "James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won Edgar Awards for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose (1998), and has also been presented with the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. The Robicheaux character has been portrayed twice on screen, first by Alec Baldwin (Heaven's Prisoners) and then Tommy Lee Jones (In the Electric Mist). Burke was also nominated for a Pulitzer award for his novel, "The Lost Get-Back Boogie.". Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # TAT0256
Book Description Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge LA., 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition / First Printing. Book is clean, square & tight with very slight pushing to the tail of the spine and an, almost imperceptible bump to one corner. Truly a very nice looking copy. The DJ (glossy) is price-intact ($16.95) with one small closed tear on the top front edge corner and very slight edge wear on the bottom front edge only. A beautiful book! Book was signed in my presence at Once Upon A Crime in Minneapolis. Signed by the Author o Title-p. Seller Inventory # 000141