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by Barry N. Malzberg and Bill Pronzini


It’s the near future when all violent sports like football, basketball and soccer have been outlawed and a more civilized, intellectual type of competition is in vogue: hack writing. Pronzini and Malzberg spent their freshman years as writers dashing off words for hire and they’ve created a world that will make you wish you had wasted your youth in front of a typewriter instead of running up and down muddy fields and sweaty gym floors. You’ll cheer along with thousands of fans as contestants struggle to dash off as many words as possible in genres such as mystery, romance, sci-fi, hard-boiled action and dreary historical claptrap—and love every minute of it!


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$18  Trade Paperback 6" x 9"
$24  Ramble House handcrafted edition, with dust jacket 4.13" x 5.75"
$30 Hardcover with dust jacket  6" x 9"

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