First edition (not stated) INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR. , 140 pages. Hardcover; H 23.5cm x L 15.75cm. Maroon dust jacket rubbed with creasing and short tears at edges, shallow chipping at spine and flap fold ends too, small chip at top edge of rear panel, slender but strong moisture stains at top edges of front and rear flaps; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Maroon cloth spine with purple boards, spine quite cocked but retains vibrant gilt stamped lettering, soiling at top edges of boards. Foxing and toning to edges but interior pages are clean save for light browning evident upon title page and page 140. The fourth book by Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Lewis Grizzard in which he humorously relates his experience of heart valve replacement surgery with early childhood recollections, pre-surgery apprehension, and recovery. A good copy in a good dust jacket with Grizzard's four-line inscription boldly written in black ink upon the title page: "To | Earl ------- | Lewis Grizzard | 10/18/84." ISBN 093194838X. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Hardback/no DJ
Title: THEY TORE OUT MY HEART AND STOMPED THAT ...
Publisher: Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers Limited, 1982.
Book Description Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.: Peachtree Publishers, Limited, 1982, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-minus. Hard Cover. Good +/Good Minus. Reprint. Signed by Author. Edges of the spine are lightly rubbed and crimped; a few light bumps along the bottom edges of the boards; light dust soiling along the edges of the textblock. Signed by Grizzard on the title page: "Lewis Grizzard 11/27/83." Dustjacket is crimped and chipped along the edges; light scuffingand chipping ot the covers; 1inch tear in the lower left of the back cover; tiny tear (less than 1cm) at the top edge of the front flap fold; mylar protected. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 16110