Where’s My Wife?. Stories
Oakland: Zeitgeist Press, 1989. 1st Edition. Octavo, publisher's stapled illustrated paper wraps, red endpapers.
Inscribed chapbook of short stories by San Francisco punk, writer, and self-described "White Trash Debutante" Jennifer Blowdryer. Best known as a columnist, and cofounder of seminal punk bands, Blowdryer published essays and articles in literary and music mags such as Long Shot, Bull Horn, Meltdown, and Maximum Rock’N’Roll, several of which are included in this anthology. Cover photo by fetish photographer Eric Kroll. Inscribed to Helen Wolff, a feminist, sex-positive activist, and the owner of storied midtown New York City sex shop Come Again: "To Helen with love, / from the trendiest shop girl in the world - / Love, Blowdryer." Wolff fought and beat zoning regulations imposed on sex shops in the 1990s by the city council and Rudy Giuliani, part of a battery of "quality of life" initiatives foisted on the city during his administrations that had a transformational effect on the street life and culture of New York. Published by poet Bruce Isaacson’s Zeitgeist Press. Some toning to wraps. Very good. Item #6491