Edition: First printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Lew Archer mystery, set in Southern California, where there has just been a disastrous oil spill off the coast, and a young heiress - last seen clutching an oil-drenched seabird - has disappeared. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-394-484746.
Condition: Good in good dust jacket (part of rear endpaper torn out, edgewear to dj, some bleeding from the blue cloth cover to the inside of the dj - not visibly affecting the book.)