First edition of Larry McMurtry's Literary Life; One of only 100 numbered copies signed by him

  • Literary Life: A Second Memoir.
  • Literary Life: A Second Memoir.
  • Literary Life: A Second Memoir.

Literary Life: A Second Memoir.

$300.00

Item Number: 96028

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009.

Signed limited first edition of McMurty’s second memoir. Octavo, original cloth. One of only 100 numbered copies signed by the author, this is number 12. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket by Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images.

McMurtry states in his preface to the present volume, "These memoirs of my own, witha volume yet to come, are collectively my summing up. And what they sum up is how satisfying the work of a man of letters - I believe I now am one - can be." His second memoir, Literary Life, covers McMurty's tenure as a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford with Ken Kesey to his initial triumphs as a bestselling author.

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