Edition: First printing.
New York: Mysterious Press, (1992). Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the Mysterious Press Discovery contest for best first crime novel. Set in a decaying industrial city in Massachusetts, detective Lenore Thomas is teamed with a Chinese linguist as part of a police task force tracking down the makers and dealers of a new drug that induces murderous rage. Meanwhile her twin brother Ike, a postal worker, is involved in his own investigation. A novel in which the disintegration of a young woman mirrors the decay of the city in which it is set. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-892964723.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.
Book ID: 81471
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