Jacket design and illustration: Fred Marcellino
Publisher: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence
Edition: First Edition, Hardcover
This book is a masterpiece of cynical and nasty slapstick humor involving the Bullards and the Beelers, two families at war, from an American small town in the 1930s. Note the manner in which the pie’s juicy contents slithers down onto the type panel.