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Black Hornet

Sallis, James

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ISBN 10: 0786701188 / ISBN 13: 9780786701186
Published by Carroll & Graf Pub, U.S.A., 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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The third Lew Griffin mystery novel. New Orleans black private detective Griffin knows his turf and his business. Book is fine, without faults. BroDart protected jacket has a 1/2" closed tear on the top edge of front cover, near spine, else fine. This copy is signed on the title page by Sallis. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # BX12-13

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Title: Black Hornet

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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During the racial turbulence of the sixties, after a sniper kills his companion, a white woman, detective Lew Griffin must make of sense of this murder with the help of a mixed group of allies.

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A writer of varied talents, James Sallis is a published poet, critic, translator, and novelist. He has been praised as “a fine talent, introspective, sardonic, a master of quick characterization and narrative compression” (Buffalo News) and as “a rare find...a fine prose stylist with an interest in moral struggle and a gift for the lacerating evocation of loss” (Newsday).

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