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A Gypsy Good Time by Gustav Hasford

A Gypsy Good Time by Gustav Hasford. Washington Square Press. "First Washington Square Press trade paperback printing March 1992" stated with a complete number line from 1-10. It is probable this was the only printing of this book. ISBN-10:0671729179. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4". 177 pages. Paperback. Moderate cover edge wear. Light indentations to covers, nothing breaking the cover ink.
Erasure marks on the first page, which includes reviews of 'Shortimers', Hasford's first book. Light tanning to pages, not effecting flexibility of paper. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with some 'snap'. It is possible this book has never been fully opened, let alone read. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. HA16a

This is Hasford's third and last book, the first being 'Shortimers', the book that became the Stanley Kubrick film 'Full Metal Jacket'. His second book was 'The Phantom Blooper: A Novel of Vietnam'.

"Jerry Gustave Hasford (November 28, 1947 – January 29, 1993), also known under his pen name Gustav Hasford was an American novelist, journalist and poet. His semi-autobiographical novel The Short-Timers (1979) was the basis of the film Full Metal Jacket (1987).[1] He was a United States Marine Corps veteran, who served during the Vietnam War."-Wikipedia.