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Moth (Lew Griffin)

Sallis, James

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ISBN 10: 0881849456 / ISBN 13: 9780881849455
Published by Carroll & Graf Pub, U.S.A., 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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The second Lew Griffin mystery novel. Book is fine. BroDart protected jacket has a 1/2 " closed tear on the top edge of the rear cover, else fine. Signed on the title page. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # BX12-11

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Title: Moth (Lew Griffin)

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Lew Griffin has quit the detective business and withdrawn to the safety of his old home in New Orleans' Garden District, where he copes with his past by transforming it into fiction. Following the death of a close friend, he returns to the streets-- not only the urban ones he has conquered but also those of the rural South that he escaped long ago-- to search for the runaway daughter he didn't know that his friend had. Griffin discovers that we rarely know anyone, even those closest to us. And he now finds that he must also face two things he most fears: memories of his parents and his own relationship with his now-vanished son. Moth is expansive, bursting with marvelous scenes and unforgettable characters, filled at once with the matter-of-fact violence of daily life and with redeeming human compassion.

About the Author:

James Sallis is a poet, music critic, biographer, and storyteller. His biography Chester Himes: A Life was published by Walker & Company in 2001. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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