Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 283pp. Octavo [24 cm] 1/4 black cloth with gray paper over boards, and the publisher's device stamped in blind on the front cover. Title stamped in silver on the backstrip. Very good. The front free endpaper has a small abraded area. In a very good dust jacket, with rubbing to the surface, light edge wear, and subtle yellowing to the inside flaps. Item #43821
Patterson won the Mystery Writers of America Award for The Thomas Berryman Murder.