Amazing Joe

By Mary Alice Milham Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Great Basin Press, 2010. Edition of 30.

4.5 x 7"; 16 pages. Text and images were letterpress printed from polymer plates and wood type on handmade cotton rag and abaca paper. Bound as a single pamphlet. Signed by the author on the last page. Numbered on the colophon.

Great Basin Press: "This book tells the story of an escape artist named Amazing Joe Burris and his final act on Halloween night, 1990. Mary Alice Milham recounts the days leading up to the event and reactions from her coworkers at the local news station."

Allison Milham, Colophon: "This story is based on a real event that my mother witnessed while we were living in Fresno, California."