Publication: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958, Boston
First U. S. edition. Fine in dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends, with one tiny nick at the bottom edge of the rear cover. The final installment of the Philip Marlowe canon. Marlowe is hired to tail a redhead arriving on a train. Without really knowing why or who he is working for, Marlow follows the woman to San Diego. Suddenly he is faced with mysterious murders, disappearing bodies, and a sinister fellow private eye who is also tailing the same woman.
Inventory Number: 40542