New York: Crown Publishers, 1972. First Hardcover Edition. 8vo. 247 pp. Yellow cloth in illustrated dustjacket. A very good copy (spotting to front board; wear to dustjacket extremities with small paper loss along lower edge of front & rear cover). Item #20005
"... a probing analysis of a man caught in the web of a monomaniacal obsession that keeps him far removed from the outside world." Cockfighter (also known as Born to Kill) is a 1974 film by director Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton and featuring Laurie Bird and Ed Begley Jr. The screenplay is based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Charles Willeford.