Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A true crime novel by the author of highly praised series featuring Quinn Colson. Set in 1921 San Francisco, this is a noir classic based on one of the most notorious trials of the time - that of Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle for the death of an actress named Virginia Rapp. Arbuckle's legal team hire a Pinkerton agent to investigate and that agent - Dashiell Hammett - narrates this novel. SIGNED on the title page and dated Apr 2, 09, in the year of publication. 354 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0399155369.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.