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ISBN-10: 0399135375

ISBN-13: 9780399135378

Edition: 1990

Authors: Robert Parker

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Parker's hard-living private-eye hero, Spenser, is assigned to protect a troublesome and glamorous TV star. It's a mission that takes him to murder and beyond--to a realm of Hollywood myth, human desire, and a passion that kills. This complex show-biz thriller gives new meaning to the term stage-fright.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/17/1990
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 20.00" wide x 20.00" long x 20.00" tall
Weight: 19.954
Language: English

Robert Brown Parker was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on September 17, 1932. He received a B.A. from Colby College in 1954, served in the U.S. Army in Korea, and then returned to receive a M. A. in English literature from Boston University in 1957. He received a Ph.D. in English literature from Boston University in 1971. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1979, he taught at Lowell State College, Bridgewater State College and Northwestern University. In 1971, Parker published The Godwuff Manuscript, as homage to Raymond Chandler. The character he created, Spencer, became his own detective and was featured in more than 30 novels. His Spencer character has been featured in six TV…