Title: A Shroud For Jesso
Publisher: Fawcett Gold Medal
Publication Date: 1955
Edition: 1st Edition.
New York. 1955. Fawcett Gold Medal. 1st American Edition. Good In Worn Wrappers With a Piece Coming Off Near The Bottom Spine. 160 pages. October 1955. 528. paperback. Cover art by Lu Kimmel. keywords: Mystery Vintage Paperbacks. inventory # 37385. FROM THE PUBLISHER - First he wrote STOP THIS MAN!, the journey into nightmare that Erskine Caldwell ‘could not put down.’ Then he wrote BENNY MUSCLES IN, the biography of a hoodlum etched in acid. Now here is A SHROUD FOR LESSO, the third brilliant shocker from Peter Rabe. To encounter Rabe is to encounter violence – in the most savagely compelling way you may ever be able to remember. It is the story of Jack Jesso, an American gangster, exiled to Europe – fighting for his life, for half a million dollars, and for a beautiful woman, against one of the world’s most dangerous men. A SHROUD FOR JESSO is the portrait of a tough guy, written with sledge-hammer strength – an achievement in suspense that ranks with the masters. Good In Worn Wrappers With a Piece Coming Off Near The Bottom Spine. Bookseller Inventory # 37385
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