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Lucy Gayheart

Alfred A. Knopf, 1935

"It was a discovery about life, a revelation of love as a tragic force, not a melting mood, of passion that drowns like black water."
Cover of first edition of Lucy Gayheart



First serialized in five installments in the Woman's Home Companion from March to July, 1935.

First Edition

Published by Alfred A. Knopf on August 1, 1935.

First English Edition

Published by Cassell and Company, Ltd. on July 25, 1935.

Autograph Edition

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in 1938 in a volume with My Mortal Enemy.

Scholarly Edition

Published by University of Nebraska Press in 2015. Historical Essay by David Porter. Explanatory Notes by Kari A. Ronning and David Porter. Textual Essay and Editing by Frederick M. Link and Kari A. Ronning.