DEAD MAN'S HAND: Crime Fiction at the Poker Table.

[Anthology, signed] Penzler, Otto, editor. Signed by Parnell Hall, Jeffery Deaver and John Lescroart.

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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Anthology collecting fifteen original short stories set at the poker table including Walter Mosley's "Mister In-Between," "One Dollar Jackpot" by Michael Connelly, Laura Lippman's "Hardly Knew Her," and works by Joyce Carol Oates, Alexander McCall Smith, Jeffery Deaver, Parnell Hall, Sam Hill, Peter Robinson, John Lescroart, and others. SIGNED by FOUR contributors - by Otto Penzler on the title page with the comment "Know when to fold'em!" and by Jeffery Deaver, Parnell Hall and John Lescroart at their stories. Foreword by Otto Penzler and introduction by Howard Lederer. xv, 384 pp. Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). Bookseller Inventory # 49064

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Synopsis: If ever a subject begged to be associated with crime it is gambling, writes Otto Penzler in his introduction to this collection of short stories set at the poker table and beyond. In Walter Mosley’s Mister In-Between, a bagman is sent to collect from a rigged poker game, but soon begins to wonder who the real mark is. In One Dollar Jackpot, Michael Connelly’s detective Harry Bosch finds himself looking for tells when facing off against a professional poker player in the interrogation room. And a young woman learns how to bluff the hard way in Hardly Knew Her, by Laura Lippman. In these and others stories, aces of the mystery-writing world—including Joyce Carol Oates, Alexander McCall Smith, Jeffery Deaver, John Lescroart, and others—combine to form a winning hand.

About the Author: OTTO PENZLER is the founder of the Mysterious Press and owner of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York. He has written and edited several books, including the Edgar-winning Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection and the Best American Mystery Stories series. He lives in New York.

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Title: DEAD MAN'S HAND: Crime Fiction at the Poker ...
Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2007.) dj
Binding: Hardcover
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
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