Title: The Steam Pig
Publisher: Harper & Row
Publication Date: 1972
Edition: 1st Edition.
New York. 1972. Harper & Row. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Slightly Worn & Wrinkled Dustjacket. 45. 247 pages. October 1972. hardcover. Jacket design by Patricia Stetson. 0060128968. keywords:. inventory # 350. FROM THE PUBLISHER - In the debut mystery featuring Lieutenant Kramer and Detective Sergeant Mickey Zondi set in South Africa, a beautiful blonde has been killed by a bicycle spoke to the heart, Bantu gangster style. Why? James McClure was born in Johannesburg. He published eight wildly successful books in the Kramer and Zondi series. He died on June 17, 2006. 'James McClure's first novel arrives like a slam in the kidneys. a gripping style, real characters, and an exotic locale. The Steam Pig will not only keep the reader's nose to the page, it will also make [him] think.'-The New York Times Book Review. Very Good In Slightly Worn & Wrinkled Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 350
Synopsis: In this crime story a body of a woman is sent to the police surgeon by mistake. He discovers that she died not from cardiac weakness, but from an almost imperceptible wound made by a bicycle spoke - a method of murder peculiar to certain Bantu gangsters. James McClure won the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger for "The Steam Pig" and later won the Silver Dagger for one of his other novels. He has also written a number of short stories and two works of non-fiction on policing in Liverpool and San Diego.
About the Author: James McClure was born in Johannesburg. Je published eight wildly successful books in the Kramer and Zondi series. He died on June 17, 2006.
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