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Booked to Die

Dunning, John

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ISBN 10: 0684193833 / ISBN 13: 9780684193830
Editorial: Scribner, NY, 1992
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Librería: Mystery Cove Book Shop (Hulls Cove, ME, Estados Unidos de America)

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An exceptionally fine, bright copy of the 1st printing in Dust Jacket. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the half title page just days after publication: "For Tanya. Your father's not in here much, to his dismay. But all the people he had to do business with are. Best, John Dunning 1-19-92" Also inscribed on the front endpaper: "Dear Tanya - Here's a bit of my Sordid Past - a fascinating adventure with both squalid and sublime completely intermingled - Love, Stephen Jan 19, 1992." An enigmatic association copy. The first Clifford Janeway bibliomystery. N° de ref. de la librería 146190

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Título: Booked to Die

Editorial: Scribner, NY

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

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Book by Dunning John

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United Press International Very credible...An involved tale that satisfies the mystery reader's wants.

"St. Petersburg Times" (FL) A perfect mystery. It's intelligently written; the action is bafflingly logical; the reader learns something, and it's got a sucker punch of a finale.

"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) Crisp, direct prose and nearly pitch-perfect dialogue enhance this meticulously detailed page-turner.

"Mystery Scene" Memorable...Compellng...Vivdly realistic...Fascinating and utterly convincing...A suspenseful, well-crafted mystery that should keep readers guessing right up to the closing paragraph. This novel, friends, is a keeper.

"Boston Sunday Globe" I am...an unabashed admirer of John Dunning's "Booked to Die." No one...can fail to be delighted by the sort of folkloric advice Janeway carries with him.

"New York Times Book Review" A joy to read...[A] whodunit in the classic mode.

"The Philadephia Inquirer" A standout piece of crime fiction...Compelling page-turning stuff.

"The Plain Dealer" (Cleveland) Irresistible....An outstanding novel.

"The Denver Post" A knockout....One of the most enjoyable books I've read in a long time.

"San Francisco Chronicle" Fascinating...Assured and muscular prose...Very cannily and creepily, Dunning shows how quiet men with civilized tastes can turn into killers...The payoff, in pleasure, is for the reader.

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Mystery Cove Book Shop overlooks the ocean in lovely Hulls Cove Maine, just three miles from downtown Bar Harbor and on the edge of Acadia National Park. We have books in all subjects including books on Maine, Acadia National Park & Mount Desert Island, children's literature, history & biography, science & nature, modern literature & classics, science fiction & fantasy, plus a strong collection of crime, mystery and detective fiction.

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