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Dead Ball: A Mystery Introducing Angus Straun (Mint First Edition)

Barry Cork

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ISBN 10: 0684190443 / ISBN 13: 9780684190440
Published by Scribner (New York), 1989
New Condition: New Hardcover
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First edition, first printing (indicated by full number sequence, including the 1). Hardbound. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A tight, clean copy, new and unread. NOT price-clipped. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket protector. Shipped in well padded box. SALE. Bookseller Inventory # myst33

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Title: Dead Ball: A Mystery Introducing Angus ...

Publisher: Scribner (New York)

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition

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In this crime novel set in the world of golf, someone has ploughed up a green at the Royal West Wessex days before a major tournament. Then there is a body in a bunker and Inspector Angus Straun's escape from routine threatens to become a nightmare.

From Publishers Weekly:

Cork's first mystery bears the originality, dry wit and suspense typical of the best British thrillers. Angus Straun, police inspector and author, recounts the doings at the Royal West Wessex Golf Club, where he is investigating suspicious acts originating in landscape vandalism but escalating to the murders of Keith Fletcher, feminist April Yonge and others. Since only days remain before a tournament (expected to attract huge crowds and TV coverage) takes place, cunning is required to guard the gathering world-class champions and halt the perpetrators. Luckily, Straun's literary agent and true love, Laurie Wilson, is on hand to help crack the case. This appealing partnership turns in an offbeat, ace performance in Cork's capable hands.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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