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Come to Grief: Francis, Dick

Come to Grief

Francis, Dick

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ISBN 10: 0399140824 / ISBN 13: 9780399140822
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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hardcover. SIGNED by Francis on the half title page. Very slight bump to top corner of front cover, still a tight fine copy in a fine unflawed dust jacket which is now covered in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 1073

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Title: Come to Grief

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

After a tragic suicide disrupts the trial of a much-loved racing figure accused of corruption--a case in which he was to testify--conscience-stricken jockey-turned-sleuth Sid Halley returns to investigate this much too convenient death

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Dick Francis brings back Sid Halley, champion jockey-turned-PI of his earlier novels Whip Hand and Odds Against, in this troubling story. Ellis Quint has everything he could want: fame, youth, money, good looks, and talent. What Sid has to figure out is why his friend Ellis also has a streak of sadism that leads him to cut off horses' hooves in the dead of night. Sid's search for the truth leads him into the lowest depths of human nature. Winner of the Edgar Award for best mystery novel.

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