Long Haul

New York: Carrick and Evans, 1938. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page, in an early hand.

A.I. Bezzerides' important first book, leading to a film and an extremely successful and consistently impressive screenwriting career in the American film studios. Basis for the superb 1940 Raoul Walsh film "They Drive By Night," starring George Raft and Humphrey Bogart.

Very Good in a Good only dust jacket. Board edges lightly rubbed, with a bump at the top right corner of the front board. Jacket moderately edgeworn and toned, with small chips at the spine ends and corners.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 22.

[Book #156476]