MOTOR CITY BLUE. Loren D. Estleman.


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Introduces Amos Walker, hard boiled private investigator in Detroit. Estleman's work has been a commercial and critical success, he has 18 Shamus award nominations by the Private Eye Writers of America (PWA), winning four times. In 2013 the PWA award Estleman it's lifetime achievement award. "Estleman is today at the peak of his powers, and no one can doubt that his work is transcending the genre in which it is rooted, creating valuable documents and at the same time dignifying the vital and remarkably adaptable vehicle that is the American detective story." - Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 343-344. See Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 238. A nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a sun faded spine panel and rubbing with shelf wear to corner tips and spine ends. (19559). Item #19559

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