Signed first edition of this comedic loan shark-turned-Hollywood thriller, adapted into a film starring Danny Devito, John Travolta, and Rene Russo.
Near fine in like dust jacket.
"It's entertainment, babe. It's a put-on, the whole business of making pictures. You ever catch yourself taking it seriously you're in trouble."
John Travolta received the Golden Globe for best actor, musical or comedy for his role as main character Chili Palmer.
New York: Delacorte Press, (1990). 9.25'' x 6''. Original white cloth-backed black boards, with green lettering to spine. Original unclipped ($18.95) color pictorial dust jacket, designed by Andrew Newman. 292 pages. Signed by Leonard to title page. Dust jacket with very mild edgewear. Binding corners and spine ends only lightly bumped. Sharp and bright.
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