Being and Showtime

“'Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs about our being and our showtime....”



COST: $149

Estimated Number Still Available: 1


  • includes one copy of Being and Showtime with free domestic shipping (contact us for international shipping for this package)
  • Includes author-inscribed dedication page (please leave the name of the person to whom the book should be dedicated in the notes when ordering; if no name is left, you will receive a generic greeting with author’s signature)
  • custom drawing on the dedication page (like one of the marginal drawings in chapter 3 of the book)

    • You also receive one Zippo lighter, custom-designed by HPS
    • The lighter has a quote from the first chapter of "Being and Showtime" featuring a James-Joyce-style re-telling of an Hawaiian myth about Pele
    • The lighter also features a full-color reproduction of the oil painting created by HPS featured in chapter 1:

      H. Peter Steeves, An Offer Georgia O’Keeffe Can’t Refuse, 2012, oil on canvas, 16 x 12 in.

    • Genuine Zippo® Lighter. Designed with a custom image by HPS

    • "Made in the USA, Zippo® Lighters are an undeniably high-quality gift for anyone who appreciates a classic."

    • Genuine Zippo® Lighter with distinctive Zippo® Click

    • Dimensions: 1.5" w x 2.25" l; Thickness : 0.5"

    • Brushed Chrome finish

    • All metal construction

    • Superior wind-proof design

    • Lighter Fluid not included


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      • your name
      • the email address associated with your PayPal account*
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      • the name of the person to whom the book should be dedicated (if you would like a signed copy)
      • which deck you would like (we will contact you in the deck you chose is out of print)
      • any special note (leave in the memo area)

      Any questions?  Contact us at <beingandshowtime@gmail.com>.

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