Violent Ward
Only 1 copies remain
Violent Ward
ISBN
9780002243520
Released
January 1, 1993
Publisher
HarperCollins
  • Signed by the Author
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
Category: Crime
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Book condition

A very good first edition, signed by the author to the title page. Slight push-in to spine, foxing to page block, and some denting to the top of the front cover. In a very good unclipped dust jacket. Slight chipping to front cover (visible in picture above). Several light surface marks.



About

If America is a lunatic asylum, then California is the Violent Ward.


Mickey Murphy is a criminal lawyer with an office in LA’s downtown low-rent district, an ex-wife who bleeds him for money, clients who would plead the Fifth Amendment if they could count that high, and an unrequited passion for his wealthiest client’s wife. To make matters worse, Mickey finds himself embroiled against his wishes in an elaborate and clever scam that’s going askew, and being interrogated by the LAPD about a brutal murder.


With an observant eye and ear for the California ‘scene’, Deighton once again uses his brilliant storytelling skills to propel an exciting and suspenseful narrative at breakneck speed to a dramatic climax in a riot-torn city.

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