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THE MIGHTY JOHNS: 1 Novella & 13 Superstar Short Stories from the Finest in Mystery & Suspense

Baldacci, David; Block, Lawrence; Lehane, Dennis; Meltzer, Brad; Perry, Anne

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ISBN 10: 1893224562 / ISBN 13: 9781893224568
Published by New Millennium Press, Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Mint Hardcover
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Signed by David Baldacci on title page and by Dennis Lehane above his story. A superlative collection of new mysteries from some of the greatest names in suspense, headlined by David Baldacci's extraordinary title novella THE MIGHTY JOHNS, all of which have football as a background or context, making this a perfect gift for lovers both of great mysteries and the gridiron. Baldacci's stunning novella (the only one its author has ever published) is "one of the more remarkable stories ever written" ('Publisher's Weekly') , and this thriller will definitely delight Baldacci's many fans. In it, college football star Tor North, who is also a brilliant scientist, brings his formidable intellect to bear on a major unsolved mystery at Draven University. Forty years ago, Herschel Ruggles, the mightiest Mighty Johns football legend, disappeared into thin air after a triumphant touchdown, and Tor is determined to get to the bottom of the matter. Ghostly visions and murder are the results of his sleuthing. as the key to the mystery leads him closer to home than he could have ever imagined. Rounding out the collection are football mysteries from thirteen top mystery writers, including: Lawrence Block, "The Ehrengraf Reverse"; James Crumley, "Semi-Pro"; Brendan Dubois,"A Sunday in January"; Tim Green, "Whatever it Takes to Win"; Colin Harrison, "Good Seats"; Dennis Lehane, "Gone Down to Corpus"; Mike Lupica,"No Thing"; Brad Meltzer,"The Empire Strikes Back"; Carol O'Connell, "The Arcane Receiver"; Anne Perry, "The End of Innocence"; Gary Phillips,"Hollywood Spring and Axle"; Peter Robinson, "Gone to the Dawgs" and John Westermann, "Rumors of Gravity". New, unread copy, in new, mylar-protected dust jacket. M21. Bookseller Inventory # 021274

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Title: THE MIGHTY JOHNS: 1 Novella & 13 Superstar ...

Publisher: New Millennium Press, Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Mint

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Offers a collection of 13 football mysteries from top writers in addition to a novella about a college football star who delves into a forty-year old mystery surrounding the disappearance of a star player.

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David Baldacci lives with his family in Virginia. He and his wife have founded the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. He invites you to visit him at: www.david-baldacci.com and his foundation at www.wishyouwellfoundation.org .

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