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The Desert Rose

The Desert Rose

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The Desert Rose

by McMurtry, Larry

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Near fine/Near fine
ISBN 10
0671461435
ISBN 13
9780671461430
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. A novel about a Las Vegas showgirl. In his memoir Literary Life, McMurtry said he wrote this novel "in twenty-two days" and that the book "seemed to flow out of me as rapidly as I could type. The Desert Rose was supposed to have been a screenplay, but, to my intense relief, it came out as a novel. I had hardly written a sentence I liked for eight years: to actually enjoy my own prose again was a big, big deal" (p. 91).

254 pages. First edition (first printing with a numberline ending in 1). A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket (no remainder mark). A very nice copy. Signed by McMurtry across the first blank.

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Bookseller
Downtown Brown Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
357936
Title
The Desert Rose
Author
McMurtry, Larry
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near fine
Jacket Condition
Near fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0671461435
ISBN 13
9780671461430
Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1983
Keywords
mf33
Bookseller catalogs
FICTION;

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