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Help I am Being Held Prisoner

Westlake, Donald, E.

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ISBN 10: 0871311496 / ISBN 13: 9780871311498
Published by M. Evans and Company, New York, 1974
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
From Aladdin Books (Fullerton, CA, U.S.A.)

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Inscribed on front free endpaper, "For --- ---- / Donald Westlake" A fine copy in a good to very good dj which has some fading along spine. No chips, no tears, and not price-clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 003935

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Title: Help I am Being Held Prisoner

Publisher: M. Evans and Company, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Near Fine in a Very Good jacket. See scans and description. Signed and inscribed by Westlake. New York: M. Evans & Co., Inc., 1974. First Edition/First Printing. Signed and inscribed by Westlake to noted collector Jeffrey Hansen on the title page. Octavo, 275 pp. Red cloth-backed brown paper boards, gilt and red spine lettering, pictorial jacket. Near Fine; light shelfwear, no salient flaws. Unclipped jacket shows one crease, rubbing, a little roughening at spine ends and wear line at hinge. Near Fine book in a solid Very Good jacket. See scans. Another tongue-in-cheek endeavor by Westlake, this time the story of a con - in prison for accidentally injuring two congressmen - who hooks up with seven other jailbirds who have a tunnel through which they leave prison when they want to, always returning because they'll need their prisoner status for an alibi when they rob a nearby bank. Blurb scene: Harry, the protagonist, checks the time, jumps out of the bed he's been sharing with his lady love and says, " Holy Christ ! I've got to get back to prison !" L48n

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