Publication: Hamish Hamilton, 1975, London
First U.K. edition. Fine in dust jacket. A few hours before he was to have revealed a shocking secret, ninety-two-year-old Crawdad Gilmore, advisor to six presidents, is murdered. Jake Pope is called-in to figure out who killed him and why, following a trail that leads from the federal bureaucracy to a half-maniac, half-genius Chicago hoodlum.
Inventory Number: 11021