New York: Harper and Row, 1987. ADVANCE READING COPY, preceding the First Edition. Near Fine in illustrated wrappers. A single vertical crease at the front wrapper, with a hint of fading at the titles on the front wrapper. Basis for the acclaimed 2009 film starring Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal, the story concerns marginalized country singer-songwriter Bad Blake, a good heart on a reckless path of self-destruction.