The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960.

Price: $450.00

Hardcover. First American edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed twice by the author, once each on the front fly, and the title page. Basis for the excellent, Sillitoe-scripted film with Tom Courtenay as the angry young runner in a juvenile reform school run by Michael Redgrave. A lovely copy.

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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner. Alan SILLITOE.
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

Alan Sillitoe
birth name: Alan Sillitoe
born: 3/4/1928
died: 04/25/2010

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Writer whose brash and angry accounts of working-class life injected new vigor into post-World War II British fiction. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore