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    James Lee Burke. The Convict. Baton Rouge: 1985. First edition, inscribed.

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    James Lee Burke. The Convict. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985. First edition, inscribed by the author on the title-page: "To John Wood, / with appreciation for / his kind hospitality while / I was a guest at the / McNeese MFA program, / your friend, / Jim Burke," with two typed letters, signed, also addressed to Dr. Wood and a signed reading flyer. Octavo. [x], 145, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's dark blue cloth, spine lettered in pink, in original dust jacket. Spine just the slightly bit skewed; bottom of spine softly bumped; very faint spotting to front board. Just a touch of wrinkling to base of the spine panel. A very nearly fine copy. From the KoKo Collection.



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