THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE CENTURY.
Edition: Large trade paperback.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. SIGNED - A collection of 46 mystery stories from O. Henry in 1903 and Willa Cather in 1905 to Tom Franklin in 1998 and Dennis Lehane in 1999. Includes selections from Dashiell Hammet, James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Joyce Carol Oates, Shirley Jackson, Flannery O'Connor, Stephen King, James Crumley Brendan DuBois, Steven Greenleaf and more. SIGNED by THREE contributors - by editor Otto Penzler on the title page with the words "These are the best!"and by Sue Grafton at her story "The Parker Shotgun" and by Brendan DuBois at 'The Dark Snow.' Preface by series editor Otto Penzler and introduction by Tony Hillerman. Biographical notes.xviii, 813 pp. ISBN: 0-618-012672.
Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.