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Gorky Park (Uncorrected Proof) by  Martin Cruz SMITH - First Edition - 1981 - from Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA (SKU: 128169)

Gorky Park (Uncorrected Proof)

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Gorky Park (Uncorrected Proof)

by SMITH, Martin Cruz

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New York: Random House, 1981. First edition. Softcover. Uncorrected proof. Smith's best known book. Adapted into a movie of the same name which starred William Hurt, Brian Dennehy and Lee Marvin. An about good copy in red printed wrappers with splitting/tears to the top of the spine and some other slight wear. Scarce in this format.

Synopsis

Gorky Park  is the first book by author Martin Cruz Smith and it introduces his homicide detective Arkady Renko. A triple murder in Moscow’s famous Gorky Park leads detective Renko into a battle with the powerful agencies of the KGB, FBI and New York police to undercover the culprit. Smith had been publishing novels for a decade leading up to the publication of  Gorky Park , which became instantly successful, and led eight subsequent books in the Renko series. 

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Seller
Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
128169
Title
Gorky Park (Uncorrected Proof)
Author
SMITH, Martin Cruz
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1981
Keywords
Literature

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About Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA

We are members of ABAA, ILAB and Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association. We specialize in First Editions of 20th century photography, art, design, literature, drama, poetry, and signed books. We are not an open shop but always welcome inquiries.

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