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A SWELL-LOOKING BABE

Thompson, Jim

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Lion Books
Date Published: 1954
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 1599

Description

First Printing, a paperback original novel. Octavo (16cm); illustrated wrappers; yellow edge-staining; 160pp. Pinpoint rubbing to extremities and joints, with a tiny stress crease to rear wrapper; Near Fine and unread, with the edge-staining still quite bright.

Comments

An early Thompson paperback (his tenth), centered around a hotel bell-boy, a femme fatale, and a cast of seedy characters working at a big city hotel. Basis for the 1996 film "Hit Me," written for the screen by Denis Johnson and starring Elias Koteas and William H. Macy. Hubin, p.402.


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