This is Not For You
NY, McCall, (1970). The uncorrected proof copy of the first American edition (published simultaneously with the Canadian edition) of her second book, a lesbian novel set in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Born in the U.S., Rule emigrated to Canada in her 20s. Her first novel, Desert of the Heart, was made into the 1985 film Desert Hearts. Long bound galleys, 6-1/2" x 11", printed on rectos only. Very good in sunned wrappers, with a small edge tear near the crown. An uncommon proof, and a landmark of lesbian literature. [#035584] $200
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