Brokeback Mountain - The Half Skinned Steer
Scribner, 1999. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. (numberline from 10 to 1) Excellent condition, square and tight, clean endpaper and pages, some minimal waveness, Original dust jacket not price clipped, wrapped in a clean removable mylar jacket, some light dampstains on the jacket, original retailer pricing sticker at the rear panel. The Half-Skinned Steer," was selected for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories of the Century & Brokeback Mountain the basis for the movie by the same name.This collection was voted one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review. Stories by Annie Proulx. Interspersed with six magnificent watercolor reproductions by William Matthews, the finest living artist in the Western genre. The author's second collection of short stories. Now considered a contemporary classic. 283 pages.