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A Drink Before the War

Lehane, Dennis

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ISBN 10: 015100093X / ISBN 13: 9780151000937
Published by Harcourt, U.S.A., 1994
New Condition: New Hardcover
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SIGNED BY AUTHOR! Stated First Edition, First Printing, (ABCDE denotes First print) (Harcourt and Brace, 1994) Signed in my presence at the Dallas Museum of Art on 4-7-15. Photo and copy of ticket included.**UNREAD** Signed on the full title page, author's name only. 1/4 black cloth over green boards are brilliant! As New, sharp corners. Spine is As New, with bright green metallic lettering. Pages are perfect. Dust Jacket is As New, Price intact. Protected in a clear archival cover! A Great Book! A great collectible! **As a Collector myself, I take personal pride in accurate, honest descriptions and grading. I always carefully ship in well padded boxes, and always smoke-free!**. Bookseller Inventory # HB5177

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Title: A Drink Before the War

Publisher: Harcourt, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Taking on a seemingly simple assignment to pinpoint the whereabouts of a cleaning woman who has allegedly stolen confidential State House documents, private investigators Patrick and Angela uncover a ring of extortion, assassination, and child prostitution.

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As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new noir—and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.

A cabal of powerful Boston politicians is willing to pay Kenzie and Gennaro big money for a seemingly small job: to find a missing cleaning woman who stole some secret documents. As Kenzie and Gennaro learn, however, this crime is no ordinary theft. It's about justice, about right and wrong. But in Boston, finding the truth isn't just a dirty business . . . it's deadly.

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