New York: Barnes and Noble, 2003. First printing of this edition. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author: "For Tony Bill / Who Moskowitz says is the original reader / Best / Dow Mossman / Nov. 03." Additionally inscribed by the director of the film "Stone Reader," also on the title page: "Tony / Can you believe this? 5 years - almost as long as it takes to make a movie / Mark Moskowitz." This is the 2003 reprint edition, published by Barnes and Noble.
From the collection of Oscar-winning director and producer Tony Bill, whose work includes "The Sting" (1973), "Soldier in the Rain" (1963), "Shampoo" (1975), and "Five Corners" (1987).
Moskowitz' film is a documentary of his year-long odyssey in finding Dow Mossman and trying to discover what had happened to him and his book. As noted in the film, the book was released, lauded as a masterpiece, and summarily forgotten.
Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.