Author is Craig Hall. Full title is News of My Death was Greatly Exaggerated: How I Survived the Texas Crash: My Financial Strategies for the '90s. St. Martin's Press, 1989. 260 pages.

Tight, clean, square book with pristine dust jacket, like new. No writing in the book.

Author describes his personal journey as an entrepreneur through the difficult economic times in 1980s Texas, and his emergence from those challenges.

One reviewer, Howard P. Freers, wrote: "This book, for anyone interested in business and the relationship with government, reads a bit like a Robert Ludlum mystery."

Bad news for NY residents: an 8.75% sales tax applies.