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The fiftieth is pure gold: from the author "The New York Times" calls "the man with the golden ear" comes the fiftieth novel in the 87th Precinct series.
In this city, you can get anything done for a price. If you want someone's eyeglasses smashed, it'll cost you a subway token. You want his fingernails pulled out? His legs broken? You want him more seriously injured? You want him hurt so he's an invalid his whole life? You want him skinned, you want him burned, you want him -- don't even mention it in a whisper -- killed? It can be done. Let me talk to someone. It can be done.
The hanging death of a nondescript old man in a shabby little apartment in a meager section of the 87th Precinct was nothing much in this city, especially to detectives Carella and Meyer. But everyone has a story, and this old man's story stood to make some people a lot of money. His story takes Carella, Meyer, Brown, and Weeks on a search through Isola's seedy strip clubs and to the bright lights of the theater district. There they discover an upcoming musical with ties to a mysterious drug and a killer who stays until the last dance.
"The Last Dance" is Ed McBain's fiftieth novel of the 87th Precinct and certainly one of his best. The series began in 1956 with "Cop Hater" and proves him to be the man who has been called "so good he should be arrested."
Title: THE LAST DANCE
Categories: Mystery & Thriller,
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2000
ISBN Number: 0684855135
ISBN Number 13: 9780684855134
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 76311
Description: Very Good Hardcover in Very Good DJ with light edge wear, no tears or chips. No marks or writing. First Edition, First Printing. Original price on DJ flap. Scan shows actual book. ; 50th book in 87th Precinct series. ; 87th Precinct; Vol. 50