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The Sins of the Fathers (Matthew Scudder Series #1)

The Sins of the Fathers (Matthew Scudder Series #1)

by Lawrence Block

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Overview

The pretty young prostitute is dead. Her alleged murderer—a minister's son—hanged himself in his jail cell. The case is closed. But the dead girl's fatherhas come to Matthew Scudder for answers, sending the unlicensed private investigator in search of terrible truths about a life that was lived and lost in a sordid world of perversion and pleasures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780380763634
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/30/2002
Series: Matthew Scudder Series , #1
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 406,528
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Lawrence Block is one of the most widely recognized names in the mystery genre. He has been named a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America and is a four-time winner of the prestigious Edgar and Shamus Awards, as well as a recipient of prizes in France, Germany, and Japan. He received the Diamond Dagger from the British Crime Writers' Association—only the third American to be given this award. He is a prolific author, having written more than fifty books and numerous short stories, and is a devoted New Yorker and an enthusiastic global traveler.

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