This is a tremendously beautiful and oversized edition of Peter Straub's classic novel of the Vietnam War, with fifteen full-page exquisite wood engravings by artist Howie Michels. This edition also features a fine afterword by Laird Barron and is handsomely bound, with a top-edge stain, ribbon marker, special endsheets, and other extras. Limited to three hundred numbered copies, each one signed by Peter Straub, Howie Michels, and Laird Barron.
Peter Straub is one of the bestselling writers of horror and thriller fiction. His work has won numerous awards, and he is known for his highly literate style. Laird Barron was born in Alaska, where he raised Huskies. He currently lives in Washington state, where he writes critically-acclaimed stories and poetry. Howie Michels is a respected illustrator, well-known for expressionistic woodcuts and other styles of artwork.