New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Harrison to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page: "Chris / To a fine writer! / Jim Harrison / [cartoon face drawing]." Basis for the 1996 film "Carried Away," directed by Bruno Barreto and starring Dennis Hopper, Amy Irving, and Amy Locane.
A tremendous association between two generations of the most important chroniclers of the American South and Midwest.
From the collection of Chris Offutt.
Offutt is the author of “Kentucky Straight” and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best Young American Novelists by “Granta” magazine. He has also written for popular television shows and national publications, has been visiting faculty at numerous institutions including the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, and has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and others.
Near Fine in a Near Fine, price clipped dust jacket.