Bordersnakes. James Crumley.
Bordersnakes
Bordersnakes
Bordersnakes
Bordersnakes
Bordersnakes
Bordersnakes
Bordersnakes

Bordersnakes

Tucson: Dennis McMillan Publications, 1996. Dust jacket and interior artwork by S. Clay Wilson. Limited edition of 326 copies; Hand Signed and numbered by the author. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. with a Slipcase. Limited edition of 326 copies. 26 copies bound in quarter-morocco. 300 in cloth this is #132. All hand numbered and signed by the author. Preceded the trade edition published by Mysterious Press

“Scares you breathless, turns you upside down and inside out, and makes you almost forget at times that your life isn’t really in danger.” —Los Angeles Times

Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket and housed in a sturdy red slipcase.
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust jacket and interior artwork by S. Clay Wilson..

New / New. Item #15470

Background Information:
James Crumley (1939-2008) was an American author of hardboiled crime fiction. He’s been described as a cross between Raymond Chandler and Hunter S. Thompson. His novel The Last Good Kiss was referred to as “the most influential crime novel of the last 50 years.” Although praised by his fellow authors, up until about 1990, his books sold more in Japan and France than they did Stateside.

The artist, Steve Clay Wilson was an American underground cartoonist and central figure in the underground comix movement. Wilson attracted attention from readers with aggressively violent and sexually explicit panoramas of lowlife denizens, often depicting the wild escapades of pirates and bikers.

Set in Montana and Texas, C.W. Sughrue has been gut-shot and left to die and is, for the first time in his life, actually scared—which makes him angry.

Milo Milodragovitch has been robbed of his three-million-dollar inheritance by a pipsqueak banker and a butch lady poet; he’s not scared at all, just pissed. In a spiffy suit and a red Cadillac, Milo trails his thieves to the Mexican border, where the community consists of “three kinds of drug smugglers, six different breeds of law dogs, and every kind of criminal ever dreamed up”—that is, bordersnakes.

When Milo and Sughrue cross paths, they head off together on a dope-smoking, trash-talking, hard-drinking, blood-spattering road trip across the West.

Price: $145.00