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Gladly the Cross-Eyed Bear (SIGNED)

McBain, Ed

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ISBN 10: 0446519898 / ISBN 13: 9780446519892
Published by Warner Books, Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. $23.00 price on DJ flap. SIGNED by author on title page (signature only). Review laid-in. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006409

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Title: Gladly the Cross-Eyed Bear (SIGNED)

Publisher: Warner Books, Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Lainie Commins, a freelance designer of children's toys, hires attorney Matthew Hope for a lawsuit against her old employers, Brett and Etta Toland. At stake are the lucrative rights to Gladly, a teddy bear with crossed eyes and corrective lenses. It's a straightforward case--until Brett Toland is shot in the throat aboard his luxury yacht and Lainie becomes the chief suspect.

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This time around Matthew Hope finds himself in southern Florida and in a mess. A woman he's representing is suing a toy manufacturer she says stole her idea. The problem is, the president of the toy company was murdered, and guess who's the prime suspect? The other problem--or problems--is that Hope's primary private investigator winds up on a boat kidnapped by drug runners leaving Hope, who is still smarting from gunshot wounds he collected in other adventures, to contact by himself the subjects for the investigation, all of whom reside on boats. Got that? He does get some help, in the form of an old-school PI named Guthrie Lamb, who throws in his techniques to try to crack this rather nutty case.

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