Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (the first was nominated for the Edgar award) and the first to be published in hardcover. The story of a doctor who performed medical experiments at a concentration camp during World War II, but who manage to escape from Germany and is now residing deep in the jungles of Latin America - an anonymity and refuge purchased by an annual donation to the dictator there. A study of how a man with no politics walked step by step into the center of evil, 252 pp. ISBN: 0-39532503X.
Condition: Very good in very good minus dust jacket (tear at fold of rear flap of dj, scratch on dj spine, some rubbing and wear).