Edition: First printing - a special hardcover advance issue.
Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Landmark, (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - In the small college town of Hillston, North Carolina, a town heralded as an emblem of the "new South, a young womans body has been found - murdered, mutilated, tagged and addressed to Lt. Justin Savile V and Police Chief Cuddy R. Mangum. Since this was the second body found clothed in a Guess T-shirt, the press dubs this as the work of a serial killer they call the "Guess Who Killer" and pressure mounts on the police to find the killer. SIGNED on the title page. In addition to being a gripping and literate mystery, this is a picture of the changing politics and culture in the South. Includes a letter from the author bound in. 430 pp. ISBN: 1-570717435.
Condition: Fine in black cloth, no dust jacket as issued. An uncommon advance issue.