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Right Stuff
1979. First Edition . Signed. WOLFE, Tom. The Right Stuff. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, (1979). Octavo, original gray cloth, original dust jacket. $1350.First edition of Wolfe's award-winning classic about America's early manned space program, inscribed by him in the year of publication across the entire half title page with his characteristic bold flourishes, ""For B— You've made me feel very special up here on the 4th floor! Tom Wolfe November 16, 1979.""""Wolfe at his very best… technically accurate, learned, cheeky, risky, touching, tough, compassionate, nostalgic, worshipful, jingoistic—The Right Stuff is superb"" (New York Times). Basis for the acclaimed 1983 film written and directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Sam Shepard and Ed Harris. With ""First printing, 1979"" on copyright page. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books [United States]
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