Edition: First printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Another Florida based, and very funny, thriller from this highly praised author: Hillerman called him 'the Mark Twain of the crime novel' "Once a hotshot investigative reporter, Jack Tagger now bangs out obituaries for a South Florida daily, 'plotting to resurrect my newspaper career by yoking my byline to some famous stiff.' Jimmy Stoma, the infamous front man of Jimmy and the Slut Puppies, dead in a fishy-smelling scuba 'accident,' might be the stiff of Jack's dreams - if only he can figure out what happened." SIGNED on the title page and dated 1-28-02, in the year of publication. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-375-411070.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (sunning to edge of front cover of dj)