8 Million Ways to Die

By: Lawrence Block

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Nobody knows better than Matthew Scudder how far down a person can sink in the city of New York. Except a young prostitute named Kim--and she wanted out. Maybe Kim didn't deserve the life fate had dealt her. She surely didn't deserve her death.

The alcoholic ex-cop turned P.I. was supposed to protect her, but someone slashed her to ribbons in a seedy hotel room. Now, finding Kim's killer will be Scudder's penance. But there are lethal secrets hiding in the slain hooker's past that are far dirtier than her trade. And there are many ways of dying in this cruel and dangerous town--some quick and brutal . . . and some agonizingly slow.

With this book, which won the Shamus Award and was short-listed for the Edgar, Lawrence Block elevated the Matthew Scudder series to the top tier of American detective fiction. This special hardcover edition features an afterword by the author. Read "Eight Million Ways to Die," the novel that proves Block to be one of the best mystery writers working today.

Title: 8 Million Ways to Die

Author Name: Lawrence Block

Categories: Mystery,

Publisher: Jove: November 1983

ISBN Number: 0515072575

ISBN Number 13: 9780515072570

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Size: ''

Seller ID: 80326