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  • THE CORNBREAD KILLER. by Temple, Lou Jane.
    Temple, Lou Jane.
    THE CORNBREAD KILLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring chef and sometimes sleuth Heaven Lee, set in Kansas City, and complete with recipes. "When a big jazz festival rolls into Kansas City, big names and even bigger egos follow. Soul singer divas and renowned jazzmen take over the usually sleepy city, and Heaven Lee has to cook for them all. While Heaven is up to her elbows in hoppin' john and sweet potato pecan pie getting ready for the festivities, the events much despised organizer is murdered." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 2001. 242 pp plus recipe index. ISBN: 0-312206054.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 70191
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  • THE HUNTSMAN. by Terrell, Whitney.
    Terrell, Whitney.
    THE HUNTSMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a story of a death and its aftermath, set in Kansas City, Missouri, in the early nineties, a city 'fractured by class and race. Dustjacket praise from Russell Banks (who said "Here's that rare thing, a first novelist willing to measure his ambitions against the American Classics instead of the moment's marketplace."), Reginald McKnight and others. 358 pp. ISBN: 0-670894656.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38306
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