New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by Author, black quarter cloth over gray boards with small "SP" in silver on the front cover, Mylar-protected photographic dust jacket of a tree silhouetted against the moon, [xvi] + 415 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1574
A V.I. Warshawski novel set in Chicago that is fraught with conflicts and dangers!
SIGNED & in Exceptional Condition with a TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on her personal stationery mentioning her novel.
Sara Paretsky (born June 8, 1947), an American author of detective fiction, is best known for her novels based on the female private investigator, V.I. Warshawski. Paretsky created her as a female response to 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).