Title AMBROSE BIERCE AND THE QUEEN OF SPADES
Book Condition Fine in a fine dust jacket with cover art featuring a Queen of Spades tobacco insert card.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1998).
0520215559 / 9780520215559
Seller ID 23310.00
The ultimate cynic turns gumshoe in this historical mystery set in post-gold rush California. Journalist Bierce is pitted against the Morton Street Slasher, an early serial killer who marks the corpses of his victims with playing cards...first the Ace...
Mystery. Historical Fiction. Caifornia Fiction.