Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry
Hardcover edition with previous owner's markings on front endpage. Vintage dust jacket for decorative shelf purposes. Top of text block has light foxing. A rambunctious coming-of-age story and an elegy to a forlorn Texas town trying to keep its one movie house alive. Adapted into the Oscar-winning film, this story immortalizes the lives of the hardscrabble residents who are threatened by the inexorable forces of the modern world.