Title The Brave Cowboy
Publisher Salt Lake City/Santa Barbara Dream Garden Press/Santa Teresa Press 1993
Seller ID 19797E
Limited Edition. Presentation Copy, so stated on the colophon, one of 500 deluxe numbered copies signed by Kirk Douglas, who has written an introductory essay. Also with a signed inscription by Kirk Douglas to Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer on the front free endpaper: “For Brian Grazer, When I was a young producer like you, I bought the rights to this novel to make Lonely Are the Brave, my favorite film. Read it, you'll like it. With thanks for Greedy. Kirk Douglas, 1994. P.S. I don't send you the books I write, I expect you to buy them.” Mr. Douglas's inscription refers to the film Greedy which was produced by Grazer and starred Douglas and Michael J. Fox. Kirk Douglas produced and starred in the 1962 motion picture adaptation of the novel released as Lonely Are the Brave, and the book is illustrated with photographs from the film. As new in dust jacket. The book is printed on acid-free paper and bound in full linen. This is the definitive edition of The Brave Cowboy containing all of Abbey's final corrections and additions.