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A FIELD OF DARKNESS

READ, Cornelia

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ISBN 10: 089296023X / ISBN 13: 9780892960231
Published by Mysterious Press, New York, 2006
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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8vo. Near fine in fine jacket. Jacket bright, sharp, and unclipped. Book has very slight lean. Else fine. Dated and SIGNED by author Read to title page. Author's first novel. 308pp. Bookseller Inventory # 12813

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Title: A FIELD OF DARKNESS

Publisher: Mysterious Press, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Married outside of her blue-blood class to a genius investor who takes frequent business trips, features writer Maddie Dare endures long weeks alone in her industrial-city home and becomes involved in an investigation to clear her favorite cousin from a double murder charge. 30,000 first printing.

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Cornelia Read lives in Berkeley, California

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