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Mystery Girl (Signed First Edition)

David Gordon

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ISBN 10: 0544028589 / ISBN 13: 9780544028586
Published by New Harvest / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
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NEW YORK: New Harvest, 2013. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. A pristine unread copy. (Without marks or bruises or smells or any other defect. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Comes with archival-quality mylar cover dust jacket. Purchased new and never opened except for author signing. Shipped in well padded box. Smoke-free shop. You cannot find a better copy. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 02-2013-22

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Title: Mystery Girl (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: New Harvest / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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When Sam Kornberg’s wife, Lala, walks out on him, he’s an unemployed used-book store clerk and failed experimental novelist with a broken heart. Desperate to win her back, he takes a job as assistant detective to the enigmatic Solar Lonsky, a private eye who might be an eccentric and morbid genius or just a morbidly obese madman.

It’s a simple tail job, following a beautiful and mysterious lady around L.A., but Sam soon finds himself helplessly falling for his quarry and hopelessly entangled in a murder case involving Satanists, succubi, underground filmmakers, Hollywood bigshots, Mexican shootouts, video-store geekery, and sexy doppelgangers from beyond the grave. A case that highlights the risks of hardcore reading and mourns the death of the novel—or perhaps just the decline of Western Civilization.

Mystery Girl is a thriller about the dangers of marriage and a detective story about the unsolvable mysteries of love, art, and other people.

About the Author:

David Gordon was born in New York City. He attended Sarah Lawrence College and holds an MA in English and Comparative Literature and an MFA in Writing, both from Columbia University, and has worked in film, fashion, publishing, and pornography. His first novel, The Serialist, won the VCU/Cabell First Novel Award and was a finalist for an Edgar Award. His work has also appeared in The Paris Review, Purple, and Fence among other publications.

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