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The Penny Ferry

Boyer, Rick

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ISBN 10: 0395352886 / ISBN 13: 9780395352885
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First printing, full number line. First state, line missing from page 100-101. Signed, not inscribed, by the author in blue ink on the title page: "Rick Boyer / June, 1984." Text is unmarked, book is tight--appears unread. Slight spine slant and light foxing to top page edges. Jacket is not price-clipped (original price $13.95); minor edgewear at the top of the spine and some abrasions (showing as white spots) to the top of the back. Brodart-protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000212

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Title: The Penny Ferry

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

The first case is history. That's the famous trial of Sacco and Vanzetti, Boston's pair of immigrant anarchists executed for a murder many still say they never committed.

The second case makes history -- at least for Doc Adams. John Robinson, Doc's handsome, generous friend, has been found dead, his body curiously unmarked. And two of the killer's fingers are discovered lodged in the jaws of Robinson's similarly dispatched guard dog.

Between the seemingly unrelated cases, generations apart, lies a critical and hazardous link that will introduce Doc to the best-kept scandals of Boston's first families and to the Mafia strongholds of the colorful North End.

From the Back Cover:

"Witty, Frightening...A Stunning Denouement."

-- Publishers Weekly

"Boyer is up there with the best: the Parkers, the Higginses, and the MacDonalds."

-- The Boston Globe

"Altogether a book to be savored...A real winner."

-- The Denver Post

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