Uncorrected Proofs of Kennedy's Acclaimed Albany Trilogy;; Each Signed by Him
Legs, Billy Phelan’s Greatest Game, Ironweed.
Item Number: 695
New York: The Viking Press, 1982.
Uncorrected proofs of the first editions of each of the author’s first three novels in the acclaimed Albany Cycle. Octavo, original wrappers. 3 volumes. Each are signed by William Kennedy. Legs is in near fine condition. Billy Phelan’s Greatest Game is in near fine condition. Ironweed is in fine condition.
Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for Ironweed in 1984, and he wrote the screenplay for the 1987 film adaptation directed by Hector Babenco, which starred Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. The film was mostly shot in Albany. The film was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (for Nicholson) and Best Actress in a Leading Role (for Streep). Kennedy's writing continues to paint an ever elaborate picture of the unique city Albany, New York.