San Francisco: Mellow Cat Press, 2010. Paperback. 122p., introduction, first edition, inscription on title page else very good trade paperback in pictorial wraps decorated with color photoportraits of author.
Tate was born in NOLA in 1948. Served 8 years on a 15 year sentence in Angola. Moved to California and ended up in a Zen Hospice where he wrote this self-published autobiographical novel.