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Spine creased, slanted, torn near base, corners creased, some edge wear and rubbing, covers somewhat creased, scribbling inside cover, store stamp on title page. Pages somewhat browned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy.
Dr. Asimov, working under instructions from his publisher (doubtless of his own devising), transforms a real life bookselling convention into a murder mystery -- and writes himself into a prominent role in the book (in effect, he is ghostwriting the novel for himself).
"When the protege of writer Darius Just suddenly turns up murdered at the celebrated annual publishing convention, chaos and suspense sweep the autographing sessions, the buffet tables, the bars, and the famed hospitality suites.
"Darius is certain he can discover the murderer -- if the murderer doesn't find him first . . . "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall
Title: Murder at the ABA
Illustrator: Illustrated by Teason, William (cover)
Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1976
ISBN Number: 0449232026
ISBN Number 13: 9780449232026
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 007193
Keywords: Mystery Fiction Murder Mystery Bookselling Convention Authorial Jealosy Intrigue Among Writers Isaac Asimov Darius Just (fictitious Character) Los Angeles California Writer Editor Relationships