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Like a Hole in the Head

By: Banbury, Jen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: (c.1998)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8706

ISBN: 0-316-17110-7

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dj


[spine slightly turned, otherwise nice and tight, appears unread; very slight scuffing to front jacket panel, spine lettering faded to near-unreadability, small black smudge on spine]. The author's debut novel, a sort of hard-boiled bibliomystery with an engaging female protagonist. (This is the true first edition (first printing, with number line ending in 1), so please don't e-mail me asking "is this REALLY the first edition?" It is, it is. And it doesn't have a remainder mark, either.) View more info

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Like a Hole in the Head [*SIGNED*]

By: Banbury, Jen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: (c.1998)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12757

ISBN: 0-316-17110-7

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[nice tight copy, no significant wear; faint soiling to front panel of jacket, spine lettering (orange on yellow) faded to near-unreadability]. INSCRIBED ("To __________ / Thank you for coming / to my virgin reading") and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. Her debut novel, a bibliomystery with a "wickedly hard-boiled female protagonist -- a part-time bookseller and full-time wise-ass, [who] buys a first edition Jack London from a slippery-looking dwarf." Unexpected adventure ensues when she sells the book, and then has to negotiate "a cast of B-movie thugs, sleazy book dea... View more info