First edition first impression large format hardback in fine condition. Dust jacket in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch. Dave Anderson's Rough Beauty explores the character and burden of a close-knit community branded by its past. Vidor, Texas is a poor rural town, reviled for its history of Ku Klux Klan activities. However, behind the stereotype is a town of bootstrappers struggling to get by against a background of crushing poverty almost reminiscent of the Depression.