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GRESCOE, Paul. Flesh Wound. Vancouver / Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, (1991). First Edition. Pp (6),7-214,(10). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Paul Grescoe (b. 1939, Winnipeg). The first novel in Grescoe's Dan Rudnicki series, featuring the first Ukrainian-Canadian detective, which won him the Arthur Ellis award. "Movie starlet Bobbi Flynn's mutilated body turns up on Vancouver's famed Wreck Beach and private investigator Dan Rudnickifinds himself with a suspect list that might have been torn from the Marqu is de Sade's address book: pimps, paranoids, thrill-seeking Hollywood powerbrokers. When Adam Graves hires him to locate the prostitute who was the m ovie producer's alibi the night of the murder, Dan discovers that life on the streets is not always as it appears. In tracking down Georgia - or is itGeorge? - West, Dan must unravel a tangle of clues that take him backstage on a movie set seething with tensions. Who is the mysterious 'B' referred to in Georgia's diary? Deranged Burt Gold, the movie's screenwriter, who talks in cinematic riddles? Direector Bob Melts, who lusted after the kinky starlet? Jennie Barlow, Bobb's recently fired agent? Or Barney O'Malley, thepublic relations man who seems to call more than his share of the shots? J uggling his roles as an investigator and the single father of two demandingdaughters, pun-loving Dan pursues his quarry into the wilds of the coastal mountains and through the thickets of transsexualism to a final confrontat ion as dramatic as if it had been written into the movie's script. Dan Rudnickiis hooked. And so are we. This first in a series promises more fast-paced action with an engaging west coast P.I. After all, you can't keep a goodDan down." from the jacket. Some light spotting to top edge, else very goo d in dustjacket Signed by Grescoe on the title page, "In hope you'll becomea Dan fan". 25.00
Title: Flesh Wound. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver / Toronto , 1991, ISBN:0888947313:
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