Austin: Encino Press, 1968.
Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First edition, second state, in a first state dust jacket. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, else fine, in a very good dust jacket with some light soiling. Original $7.50 price present. No letter on copyright page. "From literature to rodeos, small-town folk to big city intellectuals, McMurtry explores all the singular elements that define his land and community, revealing the surprising and particular challenges in the 'dying . . . rural, pastoral way of life" (publisher's description).