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Postmortem: A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta

Postmortem: A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta

Postmortem: A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta
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Postmortem: A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta

by Cornwell, Patricia

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0684191415
ISBN 13
9780684191416
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Scribner, 1990-01-09. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 6x1x8. Signed. We're happy to combine shipping to save you some money. We're also always buying collectible book collections. Contact us for details. We're happy to provide pictures of any and all books for you, please just ask! Signed American first edition, first printing. Signed on the title page by author. Contains number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark.

Synopsis

Postmortem (Kay Scarpetta, #1) A series of monstrous stranglings in Richmond, Virginia leaves the city paralyzed with fear. Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta begins her investigation, and quickly realizes a terrible pattern is emerging, and someone begins to sabotage her research and wants her dead! Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel (1991) , Anthony Award for Best First Novel (1991) , Prix du Roman d'Adventure , Crime Writers' Association New Blood Dagger , Edgar Award for Best First Novel (1991)

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Details

Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
21020036
Title
Postmortem: A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta
Author
Cornwell, Patricia
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0684191415
ISBN 13
9780684191416
Publisher
Scribner
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1990-01-09
Size
6x1x8
X weight
23 oz

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