THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER. Davis Grubb.
THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER.

THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER.

(New York): Harper & Brothers, (1953). First edition. His most famous book. An evangelical ex-con hunts his step-children after murdering their mother in hopes of finding $10,000 stolen by their real father. A national bestseller and finalist for the 1955 National Book Award. Made into a great movie in 1955, directed by Charles Laughton, based on a screenplay by James Agee and starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and Lillian Gish. Top corners of book a little bumped, otherwise very good in aged, good to very good dust jacket darkened a bit on spine, soiled and stained on rear panel, and with light chipping on corners and spine ends.
Item #55556

Price: $150.00

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