BIRDY. A Novel.
London: Cape, 1979. First edition Author's first book, signed on the title page. Winner of the National Book Award for a first book. A young soldier in a military hospital thinks he is a bird, literally. His friend is asked to bring him back to reality. Filmed for the big screen (starred Mathew Modine as Birdy, and Nicolas Cage as his buddy, directed by Alan Parker). A highly original work. A fine copy in a similar dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: ESB8210)