New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication: "To my dear friends, Barbara and Art Gladd / Roy / 6-12-53 / The Hilltop / Encino, Calif."
Basis for the groundbreaking 1954 western directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Joan Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge and Sterling Hayden. No matter how many times you watch it, it just gets weirder.
About Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Some tanning to the pages, light rubbing and fading at the extremities, and a tiny closed tear at the heel. Light rubbing and a few tiny closed tears at the jacket extremities, with tiny chips at the corners, else Near Fine.
Kitses, “Horizons West,” p. 275. National Film Registry 2008.