Edition: First printing.
New York: Scribner, (2002). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first crime novel, introducing Billy Nichols, a 1940s sportswriter known as Mr. Boxing Set in 1948, this the depicts the gritty post World War II boxing scene in San Francisco - a world the author knows well, as the son of a noted boxing writer and founder of the San Francisco Historical Boxing Museum SIGNED on the title page. Nominated for Barry, Macavity and Shamus Awards. Frontispiece. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-743214439.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.