GLORY FOR ME. MacKinlay Kantor.
GLORY FOR ME
GLORY FOR ME
GLORY FOR ME

GLORY FOR ME

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. A novel in verse concerning three U.S. servicemen readjusting to civilian life after coming home from World War II, this work served as the basis of the drama film The Best Years of Our Lives (1946). A critical and commercial success, the film earned seven Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director (William Wyler), Best Actor (Fredric March), Best Supporting Actor (Harold Russell), Best Film Editing (Daniel Mandell), Best Adapted Screenplay (Robert E. Sherwood), and Best Original Score (Hugo Friedhofer). This copy is inscribed by MacKinlay Kantor to literary agent Rosyln Targ and her husband, editor William Targ, on the front flyleaf. Additionally inscribed by Irene Layton Kantor below her portrait of her husband on the rear panel of the dust jacket. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. Some minor edgewear and soiling to the dust jacket; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #69552

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