Edition: First printing.
New York: Scribner, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third mystery featuring featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, The author is herself a forensic anthropologist for both the state of North Carolina and the province of Quebec. SIGNED on the title page. The first book in the series won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Recommended - an excellent series, better in my opinion, than the Patricia Cornwell books. This series loosely forms the basis of the television series "Bones." 335 pp. ISBN: 0-684-859718.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.