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Beat Not the Bones

by Jay, Charlotte

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New York: Avon (#623), 1952. 1st thus? . Soft cover. Very Good+. Attractive! very good+, mass market paper, pict. tangerine covers. Tight 191 pgs


Beat Not the Bones is a 1952 suspense novel by Charlotte Jay (pseudonym of Geraldine Halls) which won the inaugural Edgar award for best novel . The novel follows the actions of a sheltered young women who arrives in New Guinea from Australia, determined to find out what really happened to her husband, the Chief Anthropologist in the colonial administration. His death has been ascribed to suicide but she has reason to believe it was murder.

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Beat Not the Bones
Jay, Charlotte
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
1st thus?
Avon (#623)
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published

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Mass Market
Mass market paperback books, or MMPBs, are printed for large audiences cheaply. This means that they are smaller, usually 4... [More]
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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