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Lost (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Devon, Gary

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ISBN 10: 0394538366 / ISBN 13: 9780394538365
Published by Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1986
Condition: Near Fine+ Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED and inscribed by author. Slight ghosting on rear end page from laid-in reviews. $17.95 price present on DJ flap. Also includes laid-in is a typed SIGNED letter from author mentioning 'Lost'. Nice signed copy of author's first novel with associated letter. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002210

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Title: Lost (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Tells the story of Sherman Abbot, a twelve-year-old psychopath who becomes murderously obsessed with stalking the lonely woman who "stole" his six-year-old sister

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The author has done a good job with his first novel, a thriller that begins as 6-year-old Mamie sees her adored 11-year-old brother, Sherman, fire a bullet into his brain. Amazingly, Sherman survives, but Mamie's relief turns to puzzlement at the peculiar glint in his eyes. He sets fire to their home, leaving Mamie orphaned and in the hospital, but his plans to "rescue" his sister and keep her all to himself are thwarted when a compassionate woman attempts unsuccessfully to adopt Mamie and finally kidnaps her from the hospital seconds before Sherman himself comes to take her away. Thus begins a murderous cross-country pursuit in which Sherman and his vicious mongrel, the Chinaman, terrorize the bewildered woman and three children who eventually accompany her. Although several points are never satisfactorily explained, Lost is nevertheless a suspenseful, frightening tale.A.M.B. Amantia, Population Crisis Committee Lib., Washington, D.C.
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