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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0380715732
ISBN-13: 9780380715732
Sku: 30052806
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 1T
Pages:  384
 
A young prostitute who wanted to leave the business is found slain, driving New York private investigator and struggling alcoholic Matt Scudder to delve into the dirty secrets of her past and put his own future in jeopardy. Reissue. *Author: Block, Lawrence *Publication Date: 1994/07/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 6.75
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A young prostitute who wanted to leave the business is found slain, driving New York private investigator and struggling alcoholic Matt Scudder to delve into the dirty secrets of her past and put his own future in jeopardy. Reissue.Tormented by the slaying of the hooker who turned to him for help just before her death, cop-turned-private eye Matthew Scudder begins an investigation into the woman's past that reveals secrets that could be deadly for him
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Lawrence Block
Lawrence Block began writing at an early age, and published his first book--a softcore sex novel--at the age of 19 while still a student at Antioch College. Block moved on to much greater achievements with mysteries featuring such sleuths as the spy, Evan Tanner, who can't sleep after an accident destroyed part of his brain, detective Bernie Rhodenbarr, and ex-cop Matt Scudder. He showed his darker side in a series of novels published under the pseudonym Paul Kavanaugh, and
demonstrated his versatility with noir thrillers like "Such Men Are Dangerous" (1969). He has won two Shamus Awards, two Edgar Awards, and a Nero Wolfe Award.

Lawrence Block is a highly respected mystery novel author. In addition, he has served as a fiction-writing instructor, leading a seminar and writing several books of advice and a steady column in Writer's Digest on the subject. He himself began writing at an early age, and, using a pseudonym, published his first book--a soft porn novel--while he was still a college student. In 1961, Block used his own name to write his first mystery novel, DEATH PULLS A DOUBLE CROSS. He is probably best known for three characters, each with his own series: the spy Evan Tanner, who can't sleep after an accident destroyed part of his brain, gentleman burglar/amateur sleuth Bernie Rhodenbarr, and troubled ex-cop Matt Scudder. He showed his darker side in a series of novels published under the name Paul Kavanaugh, and demonstrated his versatility with noir thrillers like SUCH MEN ARE DANGEROUS (1969). Block was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, and is only the third American to have received a Cartier Diamond Dagger Award from the British Crime Writers' Association. In addition, he has won two Shamus Awards, two Edgar Awards, and a Nero Wolfe Award.

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