Title: DON'T SAY A WORD - Scarce Fine Copy of The ...
Publisher: New York City, NY: Pocket Books, 1991
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
1st Printing. Signed. 310 pages. Published in 1991. The author's "Nathan Conrad" novel. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Andrew Klavan's "Don't Say A Word". "New York City psychiatrist Nathan Conrad possesses everything required for a good, normal life: A successful practice on Central Park West, an adoring wife, and a lovely daughter. He also has a reputation for dealing with the hard cases that most of his uptown colleagues prefer to pass on: Catatonics, schizophrenics, the criminally insane. In this taut, superbly plotted thriller, Klavan interweaves Dr. Conrad's disparate worlds to riveting effect. Soon after he begins treating a young woman accused of a particularly brutal murder, Conrad receives a chilling phone call at home. Suddenly his safe private life becomes a nightmarish game board, with Sport and Maxwell, two vividly drawn psychopaths, key players in his terrifying ordeal. Maxwell smiles and hums when he hurts people; Sport finds this a handy behavior in an accomplice. And the reader, meanwhile, roots for Dr. Conrad all the way to this brisk novel's heart-stopping conclusion" (Publishers Weekly). An absolute "must-have" title for Andrew Klavan collectors. This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed in black pen-marker on the title page by Andrew Klavan. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is now collectible. This is one of few such signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. One of the finest American mystery novelists of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ANDREW KLAVAN TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 0671740083. Bookseller Inventory # 10770
Synopsis: As Dr. Nathan Conrad, a Central Park West psychiatrist, explores the hallucinatory worlds of his patients, the demons inside them watch him, and soon he is involved in a horrifying nightmare. Reprint. K.
About the Author:
Born in New York City, Andrew Klavan was a radio and newspaper journalist before turning to fiction full-time. Twice given the Edgar Award for mystery writing, he is the author of the bestselling novels True Crime, recently a film starring Clint Eastwood, and Don't Say A Word, a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox starring Michael Douglas. After living in London for many years, he has now settled in Santa Barbara, California with his wife Ellen, his daughter Faith and his son Spencer.
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