Racehoss: Big Emma's Boy [Inscribed and Signed]
Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1984. Very Good / Very Good. Item #13164
Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1984. First Edition (stated). Octavo; publisher's leatherette in white pictorial dust jacket; viii,320pp.; illus. Some rubbing to both boards and jacket extremities; a hint of dust-soil; light, faint dampstain to back jacket panel -- barely visible to jacket interior only but with some rippling to back panel -- not affecting boards beneath; else Very Good and sound overall. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "To Rosemarie / Racehoss / Race Sample."
Memoirs of Albert Race Sample, the son of a "red neck" and a Black prostitute, and the "first ex-convict in Texas to work out of the Governor's office" serving as a probation officer. The work inspired the 2001 documentary of the same title.