Brokeback Mountain Signed First Edition - 1997
The short story that launched the hugely popular breakthrough film, Brokeback Mountain. First edition, First printing with French flaps as issued. Signed by author on full title page. A stunning novella, uniquely published in the United Kingdom as a stand-alone book by Fourth Estate Publishers, and just 58 pages.
In the US it was included in a short story collection, Close Range, after appearing in the New Yorker. This is an as new copy. Unread, and an essential volume for any collector of this singular writer’s work. With the film version having won Oscars and high praise from audiences, this beautiful gem of a book has become a highly sought after rarity.
EDNA ANNIE PROULX (1935-) is an American journalist and author. Her second novel, The Shipping News (1993), won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for fiction in 1994, and was made into a film in 2001. Her short story Brokeback Mountain was adapted as an Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning major motion picture released in 2005. She won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her first novel, Postcards.
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