Available from more sellers
New York. 1989. Knopf. 1st Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 241 pages. hardcover. Signed by The Author. 0394577914. keywords: Mystery America. inventory # 12495. FROM THE PUBLISHER - In this mercilessly compelling thriller, Burke-the private eye, sting artist, and occasional hit man who metes out a cruelly ingenious vengeance on those who victimize children-is up against a soft-spoken messiah, who may be rescuing runaways or recruiting them for his own hideous purposes. But in doing so Burke becomes a target for an entire Mafia family, a whore with a heart of cyanide, and a contract killer as implacable as a heat-seeking missile. Written with Vachss's signature narrative overdrive-and his unnerving familiarity with the sub-basement of American crime-Hard Candy is vintage Burke. Bookseller Inventory # 12495
About this title:
From the Trade Paperback edition.
From the Back Cover:
"The characters and events are as sharply defined as if they were etched in steel. The prose is short and choppy, like the ticking of a time bomb about to explode." ? Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"Torrid, gritty, frightening, compelling." ? The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Burke fills a void.... With his soiled white hat, this Lone Ranger...asks difficult questions while shining light into the darkest recesses." ? Chicago Tribune
"There's no way to put a [Vachss book] down once you've begun.... The plot hooks are engaging and the one-liners pierce like bullets." ? Detroit Free Press
Title: Hard Candy
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket
Edition: 1st Edition.
Payment Methods Accepted by Seller
San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
AbeBooks Seller Since March 24, 1997
All books subject to prior sale. Payment via ABE or via PAYPAL or check in U.S. dollars. We generally ship priority mail (1st class) for orders within the USA and charge $6.00 for the first book, $3.00 for each additional book. If you would like your book(s) shipped via Media Rate you must indicate that to us. International orders are shipped U.S. Postal Service Global Priority unless otherwise instructed. All international shipping at cost. Books are returnable for any reason within 10 days of ...[More Information]
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Store Description: Zenobooks.com is a secondhand and out-of-print Internet bookstore. While our stock is general, we specialize in Literature, Mysteries, Latin American Literature, African-American interest, and Translated Literature...Zeno's Web Page - www.zenosbooks.com