"Everything happens for a reason, but that doesn't mean there's a point."
"C" IS FOR CORPSE
By Sue Grafton
Signed first printing of the third Kinsey Millhone mystery, in which the hard-boiled private detective continues an investigation on behalf of a murdered client.
Fine in fine jacket.
"C" IS FOR CORPSE
"I was supposed to make comforting noises back to her, but I just sat there and stared."
Millhone's vigil after the death of her client stirs up memories from her own past, and she pursues the loose threads that no one wants her to follow. THE GUARDIAN reported on the influence of Millhone on other noir and crime writers, such as Meg Gardiner, who said: "With every page I wished: Kinsey Millhone, be my friend. Beyond that [she] showed me how a female series heroine could work." A terrific copy, with no flaws to speak of.
Read more: Carlson, Sue Grafton obituary, 3 January 2018.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1986). 8'' x 5.25''. Original grey paper boards, silver-lettered spine. In original unclipped ($14.95) pictorial dust jacket designed by Abby Kagan. , 243,  pages. Signed by Grafton in black felt pen on title page.
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