Book Condition Very nearly fine (with some darkening at the inner hinges and mild dust-soiling to upper page edges); in a mildly age-toned and lightly edge-worn illustrated dust jacket.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1971.
Seller ID 40149.00
Debut of hardboiled private eye, Joe Shaw, in the first mystery from the prolific sf author, creator of the Retief series. Also released as FAT CHANCE; filmed in 1975 as PEEPER from a screenplay by W.D. Richter, starring Michael Caine and Natalie Wood.
Mystery. Science Fiction/Fantasy. Books into Film.