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Paretsky, Sara

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ISBN 10: 0385298927 / ISBN 13: 9780385298926
Published by Delacorte, New York, 1990
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A 340 page V. I. Warshawski mystery in a price clipped dust jacket and small mark on the front free endpaper. SIGNED by the author on the title page. First edition, first printing. Dust jacket is enclosed in a clear mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 8363

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Publisher: Delacorte, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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When Chicago private eye V.I. Warshawski investigates a fire at a SRO hotel that leaves her aunt homeless, she becomes embroiled in a tangle of political corruption, arson, and murder

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Someone knocking on the door at 3 A.M. is never good news. For V.I. Warshawski, the bad news arrives in the form of her wacky, unwelcome aunt Elena. The fire that has just burned down a sleazy SRO hotel has brought Elena to V.I.'s doorstep. Uncovering an arsonist -- and the secrets hidden behind Elena's boozy smile -- will send V.I. into the seedy world of Chicago's homeless... into the Windy City's backroom deals and bedroom politics, where new schemers and old cronies team up to get V.I. off the case -- by hook, by crook, or by homocide.

"Paretsky's best book to date." -- Kansas City Star

"V.I. Warshawsi is good company and a rich discovery awaiting those who have yet to meet her." -- Los Angeles Times

"Sara Paretsky just keeps getting better and better!" -- The Atlanta Journal -constitution

"Another triumph for Ms. Paretsky, her most captivating novel yet... V.I. herself [is] undoubtedly on of the best-written characters in mystery fiction." -- The Baltimore Sun

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