Title: Sacred Monster a Comedy of Madness
Publisher: Mysterious Press, New York
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author/foxing on right foredge only; 0-89296-177-5. Bookseller Inventory # 66637
Synopsis: Movie star Jack Pine has achieved his success the hard way, clawing his way to the top without regard for anyone else. The only constant thing in his life, apart from drink and drugs, is his childhood friend Buddy Pal. Buddy has a mysterious hold over Jack, which eventually leads to his downfall.
About the Author: DONALD E. WESTLAKE has written numerous novels over the past thirty-five years under his own name and pseudonyms, including Richard Stark. Many of his books have been made into movies, including The Hunter, which became the brilliant film noir Point Blank, and the 1999 smash hit Payback. He penned the Hollywood scripts for The Stepfather and The Grifters, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. The winner of three Edgar awards and a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, Donald E. Westlake was presented with The Eye, the Private Eye Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Shamus Awards. He lives with his wife, Abby Adams, in rural New York State.
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