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THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE. by  Lawrence Block - Signed First Edition - (1999) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA (SKU: 77246)

THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

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THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

by Block, Lawrence

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  • Signed
  • First
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Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual light toning to the pages)./fine
ISBN 10
1901982602
ISBN 13
9781901982602
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London:: No Exit Press,, (1999). Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual light toning to the pages).. First UK printing. Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner, and thief, Bernie Rhodenbarr - about a reclusive author who's career is very loosely based on Salinger. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp.

Synopsis

Gulliver Fairborn's novel, Nobody's Baby, changed Bernie Rhodenbarr's life. And now pretty Alice Cottrell, Fairborn's one-time paramour, wants the bookselling, book-loving burglar to break into a room in New York's teeth-achingly charming Paddington Hotel and purloin some of the writer's very personal letters before an unscrupulous agent can sell them. Here's an opportunity to use his unique talents in the service of the revered, famously reclusive author. But when Bernie gets there, the agent is dead . . . and Bernie's wanted for murder. (He really hates when that happens!)Perhaps it's karmic payback; Bernie did help himself to a ruby necklace on his way out. (But it was lying there. And he is a burglar.) Now he's in even hotter water. And he'll need to use every trick in the book—maybe going so far as to entice the hermitic Fairborn himself out of seclusion—to bring this increasingly twisted plot to a satisfying denouement.

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Bookseller Inventory #
77246
Title
THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.
Author
Block, Lawrence
Book condition
Used - Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual light toning to the pages).
Jacket condition
fine
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1901982602
ISBN 13
9781901982602
Publisher
No Exit Press,
Place of Publication
London:
Date published
(1999)
Keywords
bibliomystery, salinger

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