New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2009. First Edition. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author, 8vo, black cloth over orange boards, Mylar-protected dust jacket (unclipped), 446 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #617
Another memorable Warshawski mystery SIGNED by the multi-talented New York Times best-selling author.
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).