A biography of Damon Runyon by his son. From the library of Canadian actor Al Waxman.
First US edition, first printing. Hardback in dustwrapper. 21 × 14cm, 181pp.
This copy comes from the library of Canadian actor Al M Waxman and has his private library label to the front pastedown.
Damon Runyon Jr's personal and frank memoir of his father, the writer Damon Runyon. From his early days in Denver, his success as a sports writer and Guys and Dolls fame, as well as the dogs, canaries, cockroaches, prizefighters, bootleggers, thugs and gangsters he befriended.
The book is in very good condition. The dustwrapper is a little chipped to the head and tail of the spine but has not been price-clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.