Right Stuff

Tom WOLFE

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Right Stuff
Right Stuff

"A LIFE-SAVER THROUGHOUT MY RESEARCH ON THIS BOOK": FIRST EDITION OF THE RIGHT STUFF, INSCRIBED BY TOM WOLFE

WOLFE, Tom. The Right Stuff. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, (1979). Octavo, original gray cloth, original dust jacket. $1500.

First edition of Wolfe's award-winning classic about America's early manned space program inscribed by him on the front flyleaf with his characteristic flourish, "To Henry Hubert, Tom Wolfe."

"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.

Book with tiny smudge to rear cover; dust jacket with faint crease to front panel, bright and clean. A near-fine inscribed copy.

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