POP. 1280

Thompson, Jim

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Price: $350.00

Place Published: Greenwich
Publisher: Gold Medal / Fawcett Publications Inc.
Date Published: 1964
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 786


First Printing, a paperback original novel. Octavo (18cm); illustrated wrappers; yellow edge-staining; 143, [1]pp. Faint stress crease at center of front joint, else Fine and unread. Superb cover art by Robert McGinnis - one of his finest.


Basis for Bertrand Tavernier's French language adaptation 'Coup de Torchon,' starring Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, and Stéphane Audran - an interesting adaptation which transports the novel's corrupt sheriff in the American South of 1910 to 1930's French West Africa. Criterion 106; Hubin, p.402.

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