A companion volume to the new film chronicling the intimate relationship between two cowboys that spans many years and frequent separations, includes not only the original award-winning story on which the film is based, but also the complete screenplay and two essays on how the story was translated into film. Original. 50,000 first printing. (A Focus Features film, written by Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana, directed by Ang Lee, releasing December 2005, starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Heath Ledger). (Performing Arts).