A Is For Alibi
by Sue Grafton
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Tight binding, sharp, clean pages. No markings. (Actual photo) A flawless copy. 208 pages.
"A" Is for Alibi is crime writer Sue Grafton's first mystery novel in the Kinsey Millhone
"Alphabet mystery" series, first published in 1982.
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A" Is for Alibi is crime writer Sue Grafton's debut mystery novel in the Kinsey Millhone "Alphabet mystery" series, first published in 1982. The novel is set in the fictional southern California city of Santa Teresa, based on Santa Barbara. Grafton admits she conceived the story on her own "fantasies" of murdering her then husband while going through a divorce. The choice of murder by substituting the contents of an antihistamine tablet with crushed oleander meant that an alibi held no value because the contents of the tablet could have been switched a considerable time earlier than the victim actually swallowed the tablet.
"A" Is for Alibi is the first novel in the Kinsey Millhone series by crime writer Sue Grafton. It was published in 1982. The first printing of "A" Is for Alibi was 7,500 copies. Grafton based the story to some extent on her own 'fantasies' of murdering her then husband prior to divorce.
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- Seller Inventory #
- A Is For Alibi
- Sue Grafton
- Book condition
- Used - Fine
- Jacket condition
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- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Henry Holt And Co
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
- Sue Grafton, Alphabet series, mystery
- Bookseller catalogs
- 8.5 H X 5.5 W inches
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