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THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES - A Cecil Younger Alaskan Mystery by  John Straley - First Edition - 1993 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe (SKU: 219278)

THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES - A Cecil Younger Alaskan Mystery

THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES - A Cecil Younger Alaskan Mystery by  John Straley - First Edition - 1993 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe (SKU: 219278)

THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES - A Cecil Younger Alaskan Mystery

by Straley, John

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
093914994X
ISBN 13
9780939149940
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About This Item

New York: Soho Press, 1993. 264 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth with blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by William L. Neeper.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by William L. Neeper;. 8vo. Book.

Synopsis

The youngest of five children, John Straley was born in 1953. He received a BA in English and a certificate of completion in Horse Shoeing. He has brown eyes and likes jokes and a wide variety of literature and music. He is the Shamus Award-winning author of The Curious Eat Themselves and The Woman Who Married a Bear and was appointed the Writer Laureate of Alaska in 2006. John Straley lives with his wife, Jan, a prominent whale biologist, in a bright green house on the beach in Sitka, Alaska, where he works as a criminal defense investigator by day and sleeps, writes, and plays with his band, The Big Fat Babies, whenever he can.

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bookseller
W. Fraser Sandercombe CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
219278
Title
THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES - A Cecil Younger Alaskan Mystery
Author
Straley, John
Illustrator
William L. Neeper;
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
093914994X
ISBN 13
9780939149940
Publisher
Soho Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1993
Keywords
cecil younger; alaska; shamus award; northern adventure; outdoors; guns; shooting; killing; murder; sleuth;
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery and Detective;
Size
8vo

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About W. Fraser Sandercombe

We are primarily an Internet-only bookstore, selling on-line for over twenty-three years; our shop can, however, be visited by appointment through an e-mail. We specialize in First Editions and collectible books (and usually have around 500 signed editions in stock at any given moment) ranging through most of the genres: Fantasy; Horror; Science Fiction; Mysteries; and a good selection of Literature; Historical Adventure; History; Outdoors; True Crime; and Assorted Non-fiction. We stock roughly 9000 books and add to our catalogues regularly.

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