Edition: First printing.
San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, (1974.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second Moses Wine mystery, and the first to be published in hardcover. Cover praise from Ross Macdonald who states that Simon is 'the most brilliant new writer of detective fiction who has emerged in some years.' Set in Southern California - in this novel, Wine takes on an assignment as a challenge from 'guerilla journalist Gunter Thomas.' SIGNED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-87932-0826.
Condition: Very good in very good- dust jacket (closed tear and associated creasing to lower edge of back over of dj.)