New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014. 1st Edition. Octavo, publisher's light green paper-covered boards, spine stamped in black, original illustrated dust jacket.
"I'm alive, I think, and so many of my friends are not. I may be nuts to be doing this, but I'm kind of proud of myself. I am having an adventure. I like my life. Even if I have to stand here for the rest of it." Stated first edition of legendary cult filmmaker John Waters's travelogue and seventh book. In search of artistic inspiration and adventure, and with only the bare essentials packed inside his faux-crocodile bag, Waters decided to take to the highways in 2013 for what he calls a "hobo-homo journey," from his hometown of Baltimore to San Francisco. A melange of fiction and memoir, Waters relays his itinerant chronicles with the irreverent, outlandish, and often graphic humor he is notorious for. Illustrated with a handful of black-and-white photos. Fine, in unclipped dust jacket. Item #2298