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A Firing Offense by David Ignatius - First Edition, Second Printing - April 1997 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000154)

A Firing Offense

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A Firing Offense

by David Ignatius

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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ISBN 10
0679448608
ISBN 13
9780679448600
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New York: Random House, April 1997. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), second printing per number line. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Rubbing and edge and corner wear. Remainder mark to top edge. Not clipped. 333 pages. A thriller about a reporter who dances too closely with his sources in the CIA.


Synopsis

A Firing Offense is a 1992 crime novel and the debut from author George Pelecanos. It is set in Washington DC and focuses on marketing executive Nick Stefanos as he investigates the disappearance of a colleague. It is the first of several Pelecanos novel's to feature the character and the first of a trilogy with Stefanos as the main character. The other books in this series are Nick's Trip and Down by the River Where the Dead Men Go.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000000154
Title
A Firing Offense
Author
David Ignatius
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679448608
ISBN 13
9780679448600
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
April 1997
Keywords
fiction, spy stories, mystery, thriller, espionage, intelligence, spies, journalism, journalists, CIA
Bookseller catalogs
Intelligence & Espionage; Fiction; Mystery, Suspense, Detective, Crime;
Size
8vo

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number line
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tight
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First Edition
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remainder mark
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spine
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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