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Down by the River (SIGNED Plus SIGNED NOTE)

Schulz, Monte

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ISBN 10: 0670833460 / ISBN 13: 9780670833467
Published by Viking, New York, 1991
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED and inscribed by author on front end page. Author's first book. Slight sunning to DJ spine and some page browning. Also includes laid-in a handwritten SIGNED note from author saying he would sign book if sent to him. $19.95 price present on DJ flap. Bookseller Inventory # 003250

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Title: Down by the River (SIGNED Plus SIGNED NOTE)

Publisher: Viking, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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After taking over as Chief of Police in the quiet town of Rivertown, California, Carroll Howser finds himself confronted by the gang rape of a teenager, vigilante justice, and a serial murderer targeting the town's teens

From Library Journal:

Small-town corruption and the search for home lie at the core of Schulz's first novel. Three people have recently moved to the sleepy California community of Rivertown, believing that small-town life will help them reclaim lost portions of their lives. Carroll Howser has taken the police chief's job to redeem past failures. Jane Crockett, the police dispatcher, is a native who has returned, nostalgic for the home she left behind. Jack Clayton is a drifter seeking the home he's never had. When a teen is raped and murdered and several other local youths are soon found dead, the once-peaceful town is thrown into an uproar. Howser's investigation puts him at odds with the town's most prominent citizen and eventually leads him to the horrible truth that lurks beneath Rivertown's peaceful surface. With its echos of Stand by Me and Twin Peaks, this atmospheric thriller seems ready-made for Hollywood.
- Lawrence Rungren, Bedford Free P.L., Mass.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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