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CITY OF BONES: A HARRY BOSCH NOVEL - Scarce Fine Copy of The First Hardcover Edition/First Printing: Signed by Michael Connelly

Connelly, Michael

Published by New York City, NY: Little, Brown & Company, 2002
ISBN 10: 0316154059 / ISBN 13: 9780316154055
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Title: CITY OF BONES: A HARRY BOSCH NOVEL - Scarce ...

Publisher: New York City, NY: Little, Brown & Company, 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition.

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1st Printing. Signed. 394 pages. Published in 2002. The author's eleventh novel. One of Michael Connelly's finest achievements. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Michael Connelly's "City of Bones". "As dark and angst-ridden as any of Bosch's past outings, it also crackles with energy especially in the details of police procedure and internal politics that animate virtually every page. What other crime writer could make such dramatic use of the fact that the front door of a house trailer swings out rather than in, creating problems for a two-man team of detectives? Who else would create to such credible narrative effect an egotistic celebrity coroner who jeopardizes an investigation because she lets a TV camera crew from Court TV follow her around or an over-aged female rookie cop so in love with danger that she commits an unthinkable act? When the bones of an abused 12-year-old boy who disappeared in 1980 turn up in the woods above Hollywood, the case stirs up Bosch's memories of his own troubled childhood. Connelly is such a careful, quiet writer that he can slow down the story to sketch in some relatively minor characters without missing a beat" (Publisher's blurb). An absolute "must-have" title for Michael Connelly collectors. This copy is very prominently, neatly, and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Michael Connelly. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is now collectible. This is one of few such signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. One of the finest American novelists of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER MICHAEL CONNELLY TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 0316154059. Bookseller Inventory # 10192

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