Title: Mad Monks on the Road.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York
Publication Date: 1993
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Small 4to. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. 298pp. Illustrations. Near fine. Tight, clean, nice first edition of this bizarre travelogue: Saith the front wrapper, "A 47,000-Hour Dashboard Adventure -- From Paradise, California, to Royal, Arkansas, and Up the New Jersey Turnpike." On the front flyleaf, co-author Lane boldly inscribes and signs in black marker ("Meet me at the Truck stop. / Michael Monk"), and below this co-author Crotty also inscribes and signs in black marker ("What a Great Night. / Let's Do it Again. / Jim the Mad Monk"). Bookseller Inventory # 35535
Synopsis: The authors, aka the Monks, zigzagged across America in a motor home and, along the way, their irregular newsletter to family and friends evolved into the world's only mobile magazine, Monk. Coverage by Good Morning America, The New York Times, and The Utne Reader have established a sizeable cult following.
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