First Edition. W. A. Dwiggins dustjacket design. Novel of Hollywood, New York, and Mexico of a man who dreams of becoming a singer. Basis for the 1956 Anthony Mann directed film starring Mario Lanza and Joan Fontaine. Very Good, mild cocking, some wear to spine end and cover corner cloth, in near Very Good modestly soiled or darkened dustjacket, some shallow edge chips, few drip spots to verso.