The Very Air by Douglas Bauer

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In an exploration of American individualism and human motivations, Luther Mathias starts off by selling snake-oil medicine and rises to a position of great power in early twentieth-century West Texas. 35,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo. Tour.

About Douglas Bauer

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Douglas Bauer is the editor of Prime Times and the author of Prairie City," "Iowa; Dexterity; The Very Air; and The Book.
Published September 1, 1993 by William Morrow & Co. 378 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History. Non-fiction

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