Edition: First printing.
New York: Scribner's, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth 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 - This one is set in Guatemala, where the unidentified bodies of 20 young women and children, massacred by soldiers in 1982, have been recovered from a well. Recommended - an excellent series, better in my opinion, than the Patricia Cornwell books. SIGNED on the title page. The popular television series "Bones" is nominally based on these books. 315 pp. ISBN: 0-684-859734.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.