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Lime Pit

Valin, Jonathan

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ISBN 10: 0396078184 / ISBN 13: 9780396078180
Published by Dodd Mead, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1980
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First printing. THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK AND the first Harry Stoner mystery. A hard-boiled detective novel which begins when an old man calls to say that his"little girl" is missing----only the old man turns out to be a dirty old man and the little girl is a venal, 16 year old runaway who's been living with him for a year. The more Harry investigates, the more he realizes that there is more to the case than meets the eye and it "becomes. an unforgettable nightmare of sexual depravity and terrifying violence". A very fine, fresh as-new copy in fine, crisp dust jacket with a tinly touch of wear top edge of spine. A very nice, collectible copy indeed. Bookseller Inventory # E1569

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Title: Lime Pit

Publisher: Dodd Mead, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Yes

Edition: First

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An old man enlists the help of Harry Stoner when the sixteen-year-old girl who was living with him disappears, and the perplexing case turns into a nightmare of sexual depravity and terrifying violence

About the Author:

Jonathan Valin is a mystery author best known for the Harry Stoner detective series. He won the Shamus Award for best mystery novel of 1989. After writing eleven Harry Stoner novels over a fourteen-year period, he took a break from mystery writing to help found Fi, a magazine of music criticism. He now works as an editor and reviewer for magazines.

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