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The Big Bad City (87th Precinct Mysteries)

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In this city, you have to pay attention. In this city, things are happening all the time, all over the place, and you don't have to be a detective to smell evil in the wind.

Take this week's tabloids: the face of a dead girl is splashed across the front page. She was found sprawled near a park bench not seven blocks from the police station. Detectives Carella and Brown soon discover the girl has a most unusual past. Meanwhile, the late-night news tracks the exploits of The Cookie Boy, a professional thief who leaves his calling card — a box of chocolate chip cookies — at the scene of each score. And while the detectives of the 87th Precinct are investigating these cases, one of them is being stalked by the man who killed his father.

Welcome to the Big Bad City.

About the Author

Ed McBain is the only American to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association's highest award. He also holds the Mystery Writers of America's coveted Grand Master Award. His books have sold over one hundred million copies, ranging from his most recent 87th Precinct novel, Nocturne, to the bestselling novels The Blackboard Jungle and Privileged Conversation, written under his own name, Evan Hunter. He is also the author of the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Dragica.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671025694
Author:
McBain, Ed
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Author:
McBain, Ed
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Police procedural
Subject:
Carella, steve (fictitious character)
Subject:
87th Precinct
Subject:
Carella, Steve
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series:
87th Precinct Mysteries (Paperback)
Series Volume:
702
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
incl 16-pg tsr
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 5.705 oz

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