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Backfire; Story For The Screen. RAYMOND CHANDLER

Backfire; Story For The Screen.


Publication: Santa Teresa Press, 1984, Santa Barbara

First edition. Preface written and signed by Parker. Limited to 126 hard-bound copies signed by the author. This is copy 55. Fine in two-toned decorated cloth. Special elaborate pictorial binding of a man with a gun. 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 that she was murdered, nor that his friend knew her."

Inventory Number: 21270