GLENDON SWARTHOUT - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 169463
Sale Price $180.00
The bestselling author signs a typescript from his Pulitzer-nominated novel Bless the Beasts and the Children.
Typescript signed: "Glendon Swarthout", 1 page, 8½x11. Opening paragraphs of his novel Bless the Beasts and the Children, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction (1970). American author Glendon Swarthout (1918-1992) returned from World War II to begin writing short stories, carried in popular magazines like Cosmopolitan and Saturday Evening Post. In 1958, he published his first novel, The Came to Cordura, made into a feature film starring Gary Cooper and Rita Hayworth the following year. In all, six of Swarthout's books would become films, the others being 7th Cavalry, Where the Boys Are, Bless the Beasts and the Children, The Shootist and A Christmas to Remember. Nominated twice for Pulitzers and once for an O. Henry, he earned two Silver Spur Awards for Best Western Novel (The Shootist and The Homesman), a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Western Writers of America (1991), and posthumous induction into the Western Writers Hall of Fame. Fine condition.
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