Special Pre-Order Offer for Martin Clark's The Substitution Order


Order by Tuesday, July 9, 2019, to receive this offer.

All pre-ordered books will be signed and come with a free signed paperback of The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living.

Want a personalized copy? Leave your name in the comments field at checkout. If you just want an author signature, leave that field blank.  Any other earlier titles ordered before the July 9th may be ordered here as well.  All books will ship after July 11, 2019, when Martin comes to the store to sign.  

Already have a copy of The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living?  Great!  Now you'll have one to give to a friend!  

Please enjoy this offer in support of The Substitution Order and Martin Clark with our compliments.  

A note from Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice to Martin Clark fans old and new:

I first befriended Martin Clark in 2000, the same year I came to Fountain.  I fell in love with his first book The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living that was released that year and it became a bestseller for us and gained praise from many others including this starred review from Publishers Weekly.  It went on to become a national bestseller.  Martin has only gotten better in the last two decades and has produced his finest work yet in The Substitution Order.  

The Substitution Order is the tale of a small-town Southern lawyer who has done some bad things which have resulted in a busted marriage, a job at a low-class sandwich shop, and an ankle monitor. While making amends and trying to put his past behind him, he is cast as a fall guy in a real estate con and is facing hard time and the loss of what little money, freedom, and dignity he had left.  

Just as funny as his earlier novels, with time Clark's writing has gained a newfound depth while expanding its unique brand of dirty grace.  I found myself laughing out loud on one page only to turn to the next and have to put the book down for a moment for fear my heart might break from a sad and perfect truth plainly and perfectly told.  I am deeply honored to be part of bringing The Substitution Order to the world and to introduce Martin to a new generation of readers who might not have heard of him before.  

I can't wait to share this story.  It's the best feeling a bookseller can have and I'm deeply grateful for it.


The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375707094
Availability: Currently Out of Stock - Available to Ship From Our Warehouse in 3-5 Days
Published: Vintage - March 27th, 2001

The Legal Limit (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307388667
Availability: Special Order - Call 804-788-1594 or email info@fountainbookstore.com for availability
Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2009

The Jezebel Remedy (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804172905
Availability: Special Order - Call 804-788-1594 or email info@fountainbookstore.com for availability
Published: Vintage - June 14th, 2016

Plain Heathen Mischief (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400034116
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 14th, 2005