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Twister (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Lantigua, John

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ISBN 10: 0671737228 / ISBN 13: 9780671737221
Published by Simon & Schuster Trade, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on bookplate on front end page (signature only). $18.00 price present on DJ flap. Also includes a laid-in typed SIGNED thank you letter from author, dated 1992, mentioning 'Twister' and how letter was the first one he ever received from a reader. Nice copy with associated letter. Bookseller Inventory # 007903

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Title: Twister (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Trade, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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A curious journalist investigates the mysterious deaths occurring in a dried-up oil town on the border of Mexico and finds that greed has become more threatening to the town than the dreaded black tornado

From Kirkus Reviews:

Welcome to Paradise, Texas, where boom times have flown as fast as the tornado that roars through town, leaving attorney Jack Eames half-buried under the walls of his house. Burned-out journalist Edward Thomas, on assignment to investigate the attack on Sam Houston Cain, another lawyer who was beaten with the jawbone of an ass, soon finds that Eames was shot--maybe by his former lover Margaret Masters, the high-school teacher who taught the Song of Solomon and was fired by censorship zealots stirred up by hellacious preacher Sam Dash. ``God and the Devil are wrestling for the American soul out in West Texas,'' says Thomas sagely, but the crime and detection provided by Lantigua (Burn Season, Heat Lightning)--involving revenge for a decades-old land swindle--aren't nearly as gripping or consequential as the aggressive symbol-mongering would suggest. -- Copyright ©1991, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

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