New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by Author, black quarter cloth over blue boards with crimson "SP" & cross on the cover, Mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped), [xiv] + 402 pages. Fine / Very Fine. Item #1363
V.I. Warshawski novel set in Chicago, and fraught with conflicts and dangers!
Sara Paretsky (born June 8, 1947) is an American author of detective fiction, best known for her novels focused on the female private investigator, V.I. Warshawski. Paretsky created her as a female rejoinder to male hard-boiled detectives such as ´Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe. In 1991 the film V.I. Warshawski was released starring Kathleen Turner.
Paretsky, who holds a doctorate in history from the University of Chicago, has transformed the image of women in the crime novel. The Winter 2007 issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection is devoted to her work. is also considered the founding mother of Sisters in Crime, which supports and promotes women in the mystery field.--(Wiki)
SIGNED & in Superior Condition--with one slight 3/8" paper abraision on [xii].