“MCMURTRY HAS COME BACK HOME”
MCMURTRY, Larry. Duane's Depressed. (New York): Simon & Schuster, (1999). Octavo, original half mauve paper boards, original dust jacket. $500.
First edition of McMurty's third volume in the masterful series begun with The Last Picture Show, signed on the title page by Larry McMurtry.
Following The Last Picture Show (1966) and Texasville (1987), Duane's Depressed continues McMurtry's acclaimed saga with the comical and unexpectedly complicated misadventures of Duane Moore. "McMurtry has come back home—and brought us along—to Thalia, Texas for one last look around… captures vividly and movingly nearly half a century of life in a great swath of America" (New York Times).
A fine signed copy.