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The Old Contemptibles by  Martha Grimes - First Edition - 1991 - from Persephone's Books (SKU: 016931)

The Old Contemptibles

The Old Contemptibles by  Martha Grimes - First Edition - 1991 - from Persephone's Books (SKU: 016931)
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The Old Contemptibles

by Grimes, Martha

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Fine
ISBN 10
0316328944
ISBN 13
9780316328944
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Remainder 333 pp. First printing. Remainder mark on upper page edges.

Synopsis

The rainy day on which they meet sets the tone for Jury’s romance with a mysteriously troubled widow named Jane Holdsworth. The passionate affair comes to a crashing halt when Jane is found dead. As an investigation ensues—with Jury a suspect—he realizes how little he knew about Jane, her teenage son, and her contentious family. Unable to leave London, Jury sends Melrose Plant to pose as a librarian at the Holdsworths’ Lake District home, where the secrets that rise to the surface threaten to pull the clan under.... SELECTED BY THE LITERARY GUILD® AND THE MYSTERY GUILD®

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Bookseller
Persephone's Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
016931
Title
The Old Contemptibles
Author
Grimes, Martha
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0316328944
ISBN 13
9780316328944
Publisher
Little, Brown
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1991
Keywords
Fiction; Mystery
Product_type
Remainder
Size
8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall

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