Rights Available! Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull's Unlikely Friendship Explored in New Book

Deanne Stillman's 'Blood Brothers' and Claire Messud's 'The Burning Girl' are both up for grabs.
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'Blood Brothers' by Deanne Stillman

Blood Brothers (Simon & Schuster, Oct. 24) by Deanne Stillman
Agency: Paradigm

In this new non-fiction book, Stillman reveals the little-known friendship between two iconic figures of the West, Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull, whose appearance together in Cody's Wild West show was touted with the Little Big Horn-inspired slogan "Foes in '76, Friends in '85."

The Burning Girl (W.W. Norton, Aug. 29) by Claire Messud
Agency: The Wylie Agency

The author of The Emperor's Children (being developed by Imagine) has another New York Times best-seller with this coming-of-age novel about the friendship between two teens, said to resonate with adolescent girls as The Catcher in the Rye did with boys.

This story first appeared in the Sept. 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.