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0475 Clemmie

October 28, 2013
0475 Clemmie 1279
  • Title: Clemmie
  • Language: English
  • Country: USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 1981
  • Publisher: Fawcett
  • Collection: Gold Medal
  • Collection #: 1-4015-6
  • ISBN-10: 0449140156
  • ISBN-13: 9780449140154
  • Cover Price: $1.95
  • Cover Artist: unknown
  • Author of: The Green Ripper

Image courtesy of the John D. MacDonald Collection, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Today’s cover is a fine example of a “Sitting Clemmie”. Sure, we’ve seen this artwork before, but like so many McGinnis covers, it’s worth seeing again. Um, except it’s not a McGinnis cover according to Shine & Shine’s A MacDonald Potpourri. It sure looks like McGinnis to me, but they say it’s an unknown artist so I guess it’s an unknown artist.

I’m not surprised that she’s still wearing those sandals; it must have taken her a half hour to get them on in the first place.

Milk Carton

Have you seen me? I am the 11th USA printing of Clemmie, printed in 1978 by Fawcett as Gold Medal 14015-6 (ISBN-10 0449137309, ISBN-13 9780449137307). My cover price is $1.75 and I have the same artwork as today’s cover.

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