Coxe, George Harmon
Title THE BAROTIQUE MYSTERY
Book Condition Very good plus: spine rolled, dots of pale stain to top-edge color, fading to spine, faint foxing to fore-edge; lacking dust jacket.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1936.
Seller ID 44356.00
Coxe's sophomore effort brings back cynical, sentimental, smooth, sharp-eyed and sophisticated newspaper-photographer Kent Murdock, who--trying to vacation on the titular island--runs into gangsters, chorus girls, and murder. Aka MURDOCK'S ACID TEST.