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1 Sallis, James Cripple Creek A Novel (Author Signed)
Walker & Company 2006 0802733824 / 9780802733825 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. As he has shown so often in previous novels, James Sallis is one of our great stylists and storytellers, whose deep interest in human nature is expressed in the powerful stories of men too often at odds with themselves as well as the world around them. ; 0.9 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 272 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.97 USD
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2 Sallis, James Death Will Have Your Eyes A Novel about Spies
New York St. Martin's Press 1997 0312155131 / 9780312155131 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.Sallis' Lew Griffin mysteries, although not widely known, are revered by many for their combination of New Orleans atmosphere and existential toughness. Both those qualities are present in this intriguing but overly introspective spy novel. David is a former CIA hit man, trained as part of an elite corps during the height of the cold war. Long retired from the agency and slowly constructing a human identity for himself, he is abruptly called back into action to track a former cohort turned rogue. What transpires is an elaborate cat-and-mouse car chase, moving to and fro across the American landscape and concluding in New Orleans. The real action, though, is internal, as David drives and broods, contemplating the spy's cypherlike lot. Much of this material is interesting enough, but the delicate balance between story, character, and idea is never quite right, leaving the reader impressed by the ingredients but slightly disappointed in the dish itself. Still, any Sallis novel belongs in all but the smallest mystery collections. Bill Ott, Book review Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; 8.30 X 5.70 X 0.80 inches; 256 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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3 Sallis, James Eye of the Cricket (Author Signed)
Walker & Company 1997 0802733131 / 9780802733139 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. First Edition in excellent condition. Lew Griffin is a survivor, a black man in New Orleans, a detective, a teacher, a writer. Having spent years finding others, he has lost his son...and himself in the process. Now a derelict has appeared in a New Orleans hospital claiming to be Lewis Griffin and displaying a copy of one of Lew's novels. It is the beginning of a quest that will take Griffin into his own past while he tries to deal in the present with a search for three missing young men. ; Lew Griffin Mysteries; 0.89 x 9.31 x 6.32 Inches; 196 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.97 USD
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