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Big Blow

Big Blow

by Joe R. Lansdale

Availability: Out of Print

Product Name Price
The Big Blow Lettered Edition
The Big Blow Limited Edition
The Big Blow Trade Edition

On September 8th, 1900, a hurricane ripped apart Galveston, Texas, killing nearly 8,000 people and nearly obliterating the town. Lansdale’s story brings dimension to many who lost their lives that day, and a few who survived.


Art by Gail Cross

Galveston, 1900. 
The New York of the south, with cars,electricity, and all the conveniences of modern life.

Galveston, 1900.
A prize fight pitting legend Jack Jackson versus a professional brought in to teach him his place.

Galveston, 1900.
Whorehouses, gambling, family life, a stark depiction of the times, and the points where history, reality, and modern myth intersect. They're all on display in a short historical masterpiece by award-winning author Joe R. Lansdale.

Galveston, 1900.
The hurricane of the century is coming, to destroy it all.

The Big Blow will be available in three unique states:

Limited: 250 autographed numbered copies, housed in a handcrafted slipcase, with an exclusive afterword by the author.
Lettered: Only 13 autographed copies, bound in a premium cloth, housed in a handcrafted traycase, again, with the exclusive afterword.
Trade: An unsigned, unlimited edition, fully bound in cloth, without the

Additional Information

Authors Lansdale, Joe R.
Artists Cross, Gail
ISBN 978-1-89228-498-3
Year 2011
Month 8
Print Status Out of Print
Shippable Yes
Length 153 pages



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