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  • THE LATE CANDIDATE. by Phillips, Mike.
    Phillips, Mike.
    THE LATE CANDIDATE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second hard-boiled crime novel by this author who was born in Guyana, but grew up in London. Features journalist Sam Dean - when his fiend Aston Edwards is murdered and dumped on the side of the roadside, Dean agrees to write an article about Aston's life and career as a controversial black councillor in London, but he also plans on digging until he finds out who killed Edwards. Winner of the Silver Dagger Award. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-312048661.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short tear to top of dj spine, some rubbing to dj)

    Book ID: 67304
    View cart More details Price: $18.50
  • A CLAIM IN THE HILLS. by Wickenden, James.
    Wickenden, James.
    A CLAIM IN THE HILLS.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Rinehart, (1957.) dj. Hardcover - Described as "the true adventure story" of a diamond prospector from the West Indies (a friend of the author), who sets out alone to prospect in the remote mountain ranges on the border between Venezuela, Brazil, & British Guiana, where he lives among the Macoushi and Patamona Indians, hunting and fishing with them, participating in their feasts, observing their taboos. Illustrated with drawings by Ralph Thompson. 275 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (chip at lower edge of front cover, wear at sides of top of spine, other edgewear to dj - corner of flap clipped, but price of 3.95 is still present.

    Book ID: 41028
    View cart More details Price: $15.00