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Whores [Signed by the Author]

by Crumley, James

Condition: As New/As New

Missoula, Montana: Dennis McMillan Publications, 1988. First Limited Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Joe Servello. 8vo. 182 pp, From The Mexican Tree Duck, A Novel in Progress; Daddy's Gone A-Hunting; Whores; The Philanderer; Goodbye Cruel World; Cairn; The Heavy; The Things She Cannot Write About, The Reasons Why; Interview; Three Cheers for Thomas J. Rabb; Driving Around Houston. Dust Jacket and Endpapers Illusted by Joe Servello. Limited to 475 numbered copies of which this is number 208: First Edition, 1988. Signed by Author on prelim. "James Arthur Crumley (1939-2008) was the author of violent hardboiled crime novels and several volumes of short stories and essays, as well as published and unpublished screenplays. He has been described as 'one of modern crime writing's best practitioners', who was 'a patron saint of the post-Vietnam private eye novel' and a cross between Raymond Chandler and Hunter S. Thompson.His book The Last Good Kiss has been described as "the most influential crime novel of the last 50 years. Crumley had a cult following, and his work is said to have inspired a generation of crime writers in both the U.S. and the U.K,[5] including Michael Connelly, George Pelecanos, Dennis Lehane and Craig McDonald, as well as writers from other genres such as Neal Stephenson, but he never achieved mainstream success." Not Price Clipped. In Acetate protector. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and illustrated endpapers.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000741
  • Title: Whores [Signed by the Author]
  • Author: Crumley, James
  • Illustrator: Joe Servello
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: As New
  • Jacket condition: As New
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Limited Edition
  • Publisher: Dennis McMillan Publications
  • Place: Missoula, Montana
  • Date published: 1988
  • Bookseller catalogs: LITERATURE;


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