The publisher, Vintage Books, which reissued the novel in 1990 in time for its 50th anniversary, had no ready explanation.
Slapboxing with Jesus was published in 1999 by Vintage Books.
And last week, Vintage Books bought paperback rights for six figures.
It was published by Vintage Books in 2008.
It was published in English by Vintage Books on July 15, 2008.
It was first published by Vintage Books in 2006.
It will be published instead by Vintage Books.
Not until 2002 did Vintage Books rerelease it.
Just weeks before the paperback's publication yesterday, he half seriously asked his editors at Vintage Books if they could call the whole thing off.
The book was first published on March 29, 1994 in the English language by Vintage Books.