Used. Very Good. Cover has some scuffs and dings, and one corner is bent. Inside pages are clean. Spine is creased.
Paperback. Schirmer Books (1979). Second printing.
Art Pepper, 1925-1982. Jazz musician. Innovator. Played with Benny Carter, Stan Kenton, Shelly Manne. Called the greatest alto saxophonist of the post-Parker generation. Also: junkie, convict. And the author of Straight Life, the self-portrait that manages to put the pieces of this life together.