Kansas City, Missouri: [Self-published, 1972]. Illustrated. First Edition. Signed presentation on the dedication page: To Leroy Dunbar, Best of luck to an old friend. Bill Bowser.” Reprinted in a paperback edition in 2011, the first edition is scarce. The autobiography of a repossessor from 1955 to 1970, taking place mostly in the Denver, Colorado area. The authentic story of a controversial profession seen through the eyes of a man who owned the world’s largest agency. Bowser, who spent 45 years battling drug pushers, hardcore criminals, sexual deviates, police harassment, deadbeats and even the Mafia, has disclosed with horrific clarity the dangerous, intriguing, challenging, baffling and outrageous situations which the repossessor meets in an average day’s work. He has repossessed everything from hearing aids on deceased persons, to airliners, and everything in between, including cars, trucks, tractors, pigs, dogs, boats, wooden legs, buildings, tombstones and stallions. Bowser has been pistol-whipped, shot at, run off the highway at high speeds and burned out. red boards in dust jacket; 253 pages. Item #57483
Near fine (covers nice; contents clean & tight); minor wear (few tiny tears) d/j.