Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 1984
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: the publisher's advance in wrappers.
220 pp. a fine copy. Signed by Estleman on the tp. Bookseller Inventory # 106311
Synopsis: Amos Walker, a Detroit detective, is a model of a Hammett-Chandler descendent - a big man, very macho, who talks tough and is tough. He hates hypocrisy, phonies and crooks. In this adventure, Amos has two cases. An old Polish woman hires him to find her missing grandson and a Russian writer claims to need protection from the KGB. Are the cases related? This intricate plot is packed with violence and leads Walker into Detroit's ethnic neighborhoods.
About the Author: Winner of three Shamus Awards for his Amos Walker novels, four Golden Spur Awards for Western fiction, three Western Heritage Awards, and many other awards for his other fiction, Loren D. Estleman has also been nominated for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Poison Blonde (2003) was his fifty-first novel. He and his wife, author Deborah Morgan, live outside Detroit, Michigan.
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