Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. First edition - Edgar award winning first mystery - introduces Doc Adams, an oral surgeon and a "regular guy" whose curiosity about an apparently stranded fishing boat off Cape Cod leads him into danger and death. 272 pp.
Condition: Good overall in printed orange wrappers - spine slant, wear at bottom of spine. An uncommon advance state.