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Jesse Stuart: The Man and His Books by Jerry A. Herndon & George Brosi - SIGNED

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Published more than thirty years ago, some of the material in this handbook for Jesse Stuart enthusiasts is out-of-date, but much is still very pertinent. I think the greatest strength is the writing I did to familiarize the reader with how the book business and book selling works. True, back then, print-on-demand didn't exist, but most of what I wrote about first editions, etc., still holds. Of course the focus of the book is Kentucky's most popular writer of the middle of the 20th Century. He led a fascinating and inspiring life, and this part of the book is certainly worth-while.

Ashland, Kentucky: The Jesse Stuart Foundation, 1988.150 pages with many pictures, especially of the covers of first editions of Jesse Stuart books. Hardback in dust jacket.