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Jill Bauman Versandi
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2" non-yellowing library tape reinforcing spine (may not show in scans.) Extra stamps on top, side, bottom page blocks. Bump-traces at top of book (front and back - corner away from spine) indicate this was dropped. Tight and square - probably unread.
Terry Bisson's second novel: Talking Man. Bisson is the author of a bunch of short stories (at least 3 collections so far), and a handful of novels, including the Hugo-nominated Voyage to the Red Planet (which I strongly recommend.)
Crystal just wanted to set her tobacco and find her father, who was obviously in for a lot of trouble. Williams just wanted a car and a girlfriend. Neither of them dreamed that they were about to begin a strange odyssey in a '62 Chrysler across a shape-shifting America, down the mile-deep Mississippi Canyon choked with traffic, through burning cities and moonlit junkyards, across the wolf-haunted borders of Canada north to the sombre city, Edminidine, at the world's end, where, even now, Destiny is being decided with shotguns and Wizard war.
Bisson has an amazing sense of language and some interestingly quirky characters. He has obviously knocked around the country, for his locations are described in detail, with a good sense of place.