Washington Post writer Hank Stuever begins a three-day sign-and-speak stint in North Texas tomorrow -- a sprint compared to the marathon of spending three years, on and off, living in Frisco in order to document how folks spend Christmas up thataways for his book Tinsel: A Search for America's Christmas Present. Tomorrow night he's got a signing at the Barnes & Noble in Stonebriar Centre; on Wednesday, he'll be at Legacy Books in Plano; the day after, at Barnes & Noble near the TCU campus. So happens I've got two spare, unread copies of the tome (one was Schutze's!), which'll go to the first two Friends of Unfair Park who can make a convincing case for living in Frisco want them.
Update: Both copies are gone. Thanks for playing -- and for all the e-mails that read like this one from a good Friend of Unfair Park who passed on a gratis copy: "Looks like an interesting book, but it's so contrary to anything I attach to Christmas."