176 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 in
December 27, 2005
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0743294165
ISBN - 13: 9780743294164
About the Book
A companion to this fall's hottest and most-buzzed about film, "Brokeback Mountain," starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal-the story, the screenplay by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, and essays about the process and the collaboration
From the Publisher
Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in contemporary literature, and for many readers and reviewers, Brokeback Mountain is her masterpiece.
Brokeback Mountain was originally published in The New Yorker. It won the National Magazine Award. It also won an O. Henry Prize. Included in this volume is Annie Proulx's haunting story about the difficult, dangerous love affair between a ranch hand and a rodeo cowboy. Also included is the celebrated screenplay for the major motion picture "Brokeback Mountain," written by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. All three writers have contributed essays on the process of adapting this critically acclaimed story for film.
About the Author
E. Annie Proulx was born in Norwich, Connecticut on August 22, 1935. She graduated from the University of Vermont in 1969 and earned an M. A. from Sir George Williams University in Montreal in 1973. She was a journalist, wrote nonfiction articles for numerous publications, and was the author of several "how-to" books before beginning to write fiction in her 50s. She became the first woman to win the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, for her debut novel Postcards. Her novel The Shipping News won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award in 1994. Accordion Crimes, published in 1996, won the Dos Passos Prize for literature. She also won the O. Henry prize for the year's best short story twice; in 1998 for Brokeback Mountain and in 1999 for The Mud Below. She has written more than fifty articles and stories for periodicals and edited Best American Short Stories of 1997. She currently lives in Wyoming. Larry McMurtry, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, among other awards, is the author of twenty-four novels, two collections of essays, two memoirs, more than thirty screenplays, & an anthology of modern Western fiction. He lives in Archer City, Texas. Novelist, screenwriter and film producer Diana Ossana is best known for her collaborative film work with Pulitzer Prize winner Larry McMurtry. Her collaborations with McMurtry include Pretty Boy Floyd, Streets of Laredo, Dead Man's Walk (both of which were miniseries) and Brokeback Mountain. They also