Annie Proulx’s celebrated story is published here alongside the award-winning screenplay of Brokeback Mountain by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. Also included are three essays by the authors and film stills which capture the haunting sweep of Ang Lee’s epic major motion picture.
Winner of four Golden Globe Awards 2005, including Best Screenplay, Best Motion Picture and Best Director
Winner of the Golden Lion Award for Best Picture, 2005 Venice International Film Festival
Jack Twist and Ennis del Mar live hard and lonely lives as ranch hands in the wild, unforgiving landscape of Wyoming. They are 'country boys with no prospects, brought up to hard work and privation, both rough-mannered and tough-spoken', glad to have found one another's company where none had been expected. But suddenly companionship becomes something else on Brokeback Mountain: something not looked for, something deadly …
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'Beautifully composed and wonderfully acted … a beautiful and moving story. Their story is not tragic, but heroic.' Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
'Extremely moving and elegantly crafted … "Brokeback got us good," says Jack, and it'll get you good too.' Jonathan Romney, Independent
'[An] elegiac and engrossing drama and a wonderful meditation on longing and regret … Brokeback Mountain may even be Lee's finest film to date.' Empire
'A knockout.' Observer
'Magnificent.' Sunday TimesAbout the Author:
Annie Proulx is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News, the acclaimed novels Accordion Crimes and That Old Ace in the Hole, and the short story collections Close Range and Bad Dirt.
Larry McMurtry is also a Pulitzer Prize winner and the author of more than thirty novels, including Terms of Endearment and Lonesome Dove, several collections of essays and many screenplays.
Diana Ossana has written two novels, more than a dozen screenplays and numerous essays.
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Book Description HarperPerennial, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007234309