THEY BURIED A MAN.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1953.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (her first won the Edgar award for best first novel) and considered one of her best. A character study, as a small town reporter investigates an unsolved poisoning murder more than 20 years in the past, a murder brought to light by the accidental death of the man who had been the prime suspect. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. 241 pp.
Condition: Good in good dust jacket (the usual rather severe toning to the pages, some spine slant, a few small chips to the dj, original price of 2.50 still present. ) Rather uncommon in the first edition.