In an effort to mention in every possible venue -- "Hey, look at me! I'm a published author!" -- I told people on an auto racing discussion list that Seven Wheelchairs: A Life beyond Polio had hit the book stores.
A fellow auto racing enthusiast in Canada bought the book. I asked "Would you like a signed bookplate?"
"I thought you signed all the books."
"No," I replied. "Why?"
"My copy is signed."
"Where did you buy it?" I asked.
I had signed twenty or so copies while at the The University of Iowa Press and at Prairie Lights. I told the man what my signature looks like. He responded by sending me a digital scan of the signature.
... which no doubt means the remainders at Prairie Lights were recycled to our friends in the Great White North.
I'm not so sure I like the idea of remainders, but Alain is happy. "Great," he said. "I have a special edition."