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Box Nine

JACK O'CONNELL

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ISBN 10: 0892964723 / ISBN 13: 9780892964727
Published by Mysterious Pr January 1992, 1992
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. The Mysterious Press, New York, 309 pages. Author's first book and a good one! Drugs, druglords, and all the crime that goes along with this seemy and debilitating problem. Bookseller Inventory # 20090211104655

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Title: Box Nine

Publisher: Mysterious Pr January 1992

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Set in a decaying US factory town, this book centres around Lenore Thomas, a troubled narcotics cop caught up in a new and complex investigation. This is the author's first novel and winner of the Mysterious Press Best First Novel 1990.

About the Author:

Jack O'Connell (b. 1959) is the author of five critically acclaimed, New York Times-bestselling crime novels. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, O'Connell's earliest reading was the dime novel paperbacks and pulp fiction sold in his corner drug store, whose hard-boiled attitude he carried over to his own writing. He has cited his hometown's bleak, crumbling infrastructure as an influence on Quinsigamond, the fictional city where his first four novels were set, and whose decaying industrial landscape served as a backdrop for strange thrillers which earned O'Connell a reputation as a "cyberpunk Dashiell Hammett." O'Connell's most recent novel was The Resurrectionist (2008). A former student at Worcester's College of the Holy Cross, he now teaches there, not far from where he and his family live just outside of his hometown.

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