THE MURDER CHILDREN.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Dodd, Mead, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Crime novel by the award-winning author of "In The Heat Of The Night" and "Five Pieces Of Jade," featuring Lieutenant Ralph Mott of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, assigned to gang control in East Los Angeles. Based on two years that Ball spent riding in patrol cars, working in the barrio and talking to gang members. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-39607720X.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.