Publication: Santa Teresa Press, 1984, Santa Barbara
First edition. Preface written by Parker. Limited to 200 copies signed by the author. This is copy 53. Fine in light green wrappers. Backfire was written as a proposal for a possible original screenplay. It was circulated in Hollywood, but remained unsold. "This is a story about how a man meets and makes friends with his wife's killer, not knowing even yhat she was murdered, nor that his friend knew her."
Inventory Number: 21256