New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, . Canary yellow cloth and blue-gray boards. Hint of darkening to the spine, otherwise very good or better in very good dust jacket with a few spots and light soiling to the lower panel, and a snag at the crown of the lower joint and light fraying at crown. Item #WRCLIT82874
First edition of the sourcework for the 1962 adaptation by John Fante (and others), directed by Edward Dmytryk, and starred Laurence Harvey, Jane Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Capucine, Anne Baxter, et al. This copy bears Algren's 21 May 1956 inscription: "For Lynn Fondly from Nelson and [drawing of a cat] Dillon [or perhaps 'Willow'] May 21'56."