New York: A New Directions Book, 1955. First edition. A Near Fine copy of the book in like dust jacket (designed by Alvin Lustig). Dampstain to lower front corner of the book, a few spots of foxing to top edge of closed page-block. Jacket spine slightly faded, otherwise an excellent copy. Famously filmed in 1958 by Richard Brooks starring Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor.
Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and Drama Critics Award, Tennessee William’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof portrays the Pollitt family in Mississippi on the brink of a meltdown. The Pollitt family members attempt to untangle their web of deceits and come to terms with death and an uncertain future. Drama critic for The New York Times wrote that it is “Mr. Williams’ finest drama. It faces and speaks the truth.” Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #4738)