Longyear, Barry B.
Title Saint Marie Blue.
Book Condition Faint spotting along page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).
Edition First edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher Steeldragon Press: Minneapolis. 1988.
0916595064 / 9780916595067
Seller ID 36605
Mainstream novel of drug and alcohol addiction (written with first hand experience).
''US writer and editor who ran a printing company with his wife before beginning to write in 1977. He soon published his first sf story, ''The Tryouts'' for Asimov's in November/December 1978. Before his 1981 hospitalization for alcoholism and addiction to prescription drugs - an experience which formed the basis of his non-sf novel SAINT MARIE BLUE (1988) - he had already published prolifically, sometimes as by Frederick Longbeard'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition).