THE LETTER WRITER. by Fesperman, Dan.

THE LETTER WRITER. by Fesperman, Dan. < >


Edition: First printing.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. dj. Hardcover first edition - Thriller set in New York City in 1942, which opens with the steamship Normandie in flames in the harbor. Features Woodrow Cain who has left behind his life as a police officer in a small North Carolina town, to take a job as a detective with the NYPD. Cain encounters a man who calls himself Danziger, who speaks five languages, has the manners of a man of means and education and is a writer of letters for illiterate immigrants - and who appears to be the one person who can help Cain identify a body just found floating in the Hudson River. He knows that the dead man was involved in New York Citys 'Little Deutschland,' where swastikas were proudly displayed just months before. Includes the author's historical afterword. 372 pp. ISBN: 978-1101875063.

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot, small peeled spot on back cover of dj from sticker removal)

Book ID: 84398
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