Washington DC and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1994). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Quarter silver cloth over black boards. In pictorial dust jacket. Very good in like DJ. INSCRIBED by Allen to title page in the year of publication. Additional ALS from publisher laid in. Light curl to jacket edges. Mild foxing to upper and fore edges of book. Pages clean and bright throughout. Binding tight. 244pp. Very good / very good. Item #19748
Study of the psychic "wastelands" of American experience, through personalities such as JFK, Ralph Lauren, Mickey Mouse, and Ingrid Bergman. Praised by Christopher Hitchens on rear cover.