Eugene Ferdinand Walter, ( 1921 - 1998) was an American screenwriter, poet, short-story author, actor, puppeteer, gourmet chef, cryptographer, translator, editor, costume designer and well-known raconteur.This was his first novel, set in Mobile, Alabama, and a gentle satire on the place and its inhabitants.
First UK edition, 1955. Hardback with jacket, not price clipped. Jacket is damaged at back. All contents lightly browned. Previous owner's name stencil to first blank page. Binding good.
Relatively hard to find in this edition.