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The Glitter Dome

Joseph Wambaugh

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ISBN 10: 0688002072 / ISBN 13: 9780688002077
Published by William Morrow And Company, Inc., New York, 1981
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1981. Hard Cover. First Edition, First Printing. Book Condition: Very Good +. Clean cloth and boards. Minor tap marks to top and bottom of boards (3). Book feels gently read. Page block is slightly toned but no soiling. Gold lettering and spine are very clean, however spine has been slightly rounded due to standing upright all these years. This happens when the page block begins to sag. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Has some toning and mild creasing. Still quite bright with no tears or chips. Has a " Doubleday Book Shop autographed copy" sticker to front cover covering some of his name. $12.95 still intact. Jacket protected in a Brodart cover and book placed in archival bag. All flaws listed. As a collector myself, I don't like surprises. SIGNED by AUTHOR and DATED "1981"on Half Title Page. SIGNED & DATED BY AUTHOR !!!. Bookseller Inventory # 000112

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Title: The Glitter Dome

Publisher: William Morrow And Company, Inc., New York

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

A grim look at the ugly underbelly of life as a Hollywood copy

It’s the wildest bar in Chinatown, run by a proprietor named Wing who will steal your bar change every chance he gets. On payday the groupies mingle there with off-duty LAPD cops, including homicide detectives Martin Welborn and Al Mackey, who get assigned the case of a murdered Hollywood studio boss who may have been involved in some very strange and dangerous filmmaking.

About the Author:

Joseph Wambaugh is the hard-hitting bestselling writer who conveys the passionate immediacy of a special world. He was a police officer with the LAPD for 14 years before retiring in 1974, during which time he published three bestselling novels. Over the course of his career, Wambaugh has been the author of more than 20 works of fiction and nonfiction, all written in his gritty, distinctive noir-ish style. He's won multiple Edgar Awards, and several of his books have been made into feature films and TV movies. He lives in California with his wife.

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