The Brave Cowboy(Lonely Are The Brave)
Place Published: Salt Lake City / Santa Barbara
Publisher: Dream Garden Press / Santa Teresa Press
Date Published: 1993
Edition: Limited Edition, #139/500
Book Id: 10992
SIGNED. 280 pp. Octavo. Orange cloth with title printed on backstrip. Fine/Fine . The late author's beloved second novel, made into the splendid film, "Lonely Are The Brave" starring Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau, George Kennedy, Carroll O'Connor & others. Screenplay by Dalton Trumbo.
SIGNED by Kirk Douglas on the limitation page. Introduction by Kirk Douglas. With a portfolio of black and white photographs from "Lonely Are the Brave" bound at the back. Signed by the actor Kirk Douglas, who starred in the film version of the novel, on a special colophon page at the front of the book. Limited edition reprint of second published work from the literary icon. The story of Jack Burns and his fight with modern society (a theme Abbey would revisit). The character of Jack Burns would turn up in later Abbey novels; Monkey Wrench Gang, Good News and Hayduke Lives! Basis for the film starring Kirk Douglas titled "Lonely are the Brave"