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    Charles Jackson. The Lost Weekend. New York: [1944]. First edition.


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    Charles Jackson. The Lost Weekend. New York: Farrar & Rinehard, Inc., [1944]. First edition of the author's best known book. Octavo. 244 pages. Publisher's full red cloth, front board and spine lettered in black, dust jacket. Jacket with a few areas of repair or reinforcement on verso, jacket spine toned, some rubbing and mild edgewear to jacket, some thumbsoiling to jacket, cloth spine a bit dull, light rubbing to binding, text a bit toned, light soiling to upper edge of text block. Still, a near fine copy of this book. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

    This book, fictionalizing Jackson's own struggles with alcohol, was embraced by Alcoholics Anonymous, and Jackson became a passionate advocate for that organization. It is well known to the general public as the basis of the Oscar-winning 1945 film, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland.



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