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0315 The Last One Left

June 30, 2012
  • Title: The Last One Left
  • Language: English
  • Country: USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: about 1986 after 1987
  • Publisher: Fawcett
  • Collection: Gold Medal
  • Cover Price: $4.95 (Canada $6.50)
  • Cover Artist: Don Brautigam
  • Author of: The Lonely Silver Rain


Every cover of The Last One Left depicts a power boat, as long as “every” can be defined as “69% of those depicting anything at all or 75% if you include any general aquatic theme or 100% if you only count American paperbacks”. This one of them. I started this blog as Not A Fan of the “circle” covers but have reluctantly been won over to some of them because I like the way they tend to incorporate the circle into the artwork. Unfortunately, this example does not; it merely shrinks a previously used cover picture (I would link to it but it seems I haven’t posted it yet) down to Way Too Small and plasters a circle under it.

The scan is not good enough to read the collection ID but I can’t find anything better. Anybody? Anybody? Bueller?

Update (09/23/2013): Added cover artist. This cover was used sometime after the 19th printing.

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