BURN MARKS; A V. I. Warshawski Novel. Sara Paretsky.
BURN MARKS; A V. I. Warshawski Novel
BURN MARKS; A V. I. Warshawski Novel
BURN MARKS; A V. I. Warshawski Novel
BURN MARKS; A V. I. Warshawski Novel
BURN MARKS; A V. I. Warshawski Novel

BURN MARKS; A V. I. Warshawski Novel

New York: Delacorte Press, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the Author on the half title, 8vo, brown quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over purple boards, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped), mauve endpapers, 328 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #8447
ISBN: 0385298927

Another memorable Warshawski mystery INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the multi-talented New York Times best-selling author.

Sara Paretsky (born 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.--Wiki

Author's 3rd novel and 3rd V.I. Warshawski novel. SUPERIOR COPY INSCRIBED "Happy Reading" by the Author for the Library Council of Chicago in 1988 [perhaps for a fund-raiser?]. Dust jacket is clean and bright though has a bit of wear and a clean tear at the rear cover's lower corner.


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).

Price: $30.00

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