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MacDonald, Ross

ISBN 10: 0394404254 / ISBN 13: 9780394404257
Published by Alfed A. Knopf, 1976
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A new Lew Archer mystery novel by highly acclaimed author, one is which Archer sets out to find a missing painting. Nice collectible copy, a stated first edition, tightly bound, no names or other markings, with some sunning around the edges, top in particular, with a faint stain on the top front cover. The DJ with its white background is clean and bright, not price clipped and not edgeworn. Now protected by a removable mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 003161

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Publisher: Alfed A. Knopf

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Cloth/boards HB

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

About this title


Hired to find a purloined painting, reputedly the work of a man who vanished in 1950, Lew Archer unveils an assemblage of murder and family rivalry and deceit

About the Author:

ROSS MACDONALD (1915-1983) was the pen name of Kenneth Millar. Born near San Francisco but raised in British Columbia, he returned to the United States as a young man and published his first novel in 1944. For over twenty years he lived in Santa Barbara and wrote mystery novels about the fascinating and changing society of his native state. His works have received awards from the Mystery Writers of America and of Great Britain, and his book The Moving Target was made into the movie Harper in 1966.

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