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Random Walk: A Novel for a New Age

Block, Lawrence

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ISBN 10: 0312930925 / ISBN 13: 9780312930929
Published by Tor Books, 1988
Condition: Collectible: Like New Hardcover
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A flawless copy of this science fiction title from the prolific mystery writer. The first edition, published by TOR in 1988. Stated first edition with full number line. Bookseller Inventory # 8-1-905

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Title: Random Walk: A Novel for a New Age

Publisher: Tor Books

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Dust Jacket Condition: Like New

Edition: First Edition.

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"Every now and then someone comes up to me at a speech or signing and says one of two things. 'I've liked all your books,' I'll be told, 'but there was one I couldn't make heads or tails out of.' Or just the opposite: 'I've read most of your books, but there was one that really knocked me for a loop, and I've read it seventeen times now, and it's completely changed my life.' "It's always the same book. Random Walk." I wrote the book in the spring of 1987, and never was a book more eager to be written. Paradoxically, never was a book less eager to be read--the advance sale was light, the reviews were venomous, and most readers never even knew the book existed. Now it's getting a new lease on life, and I'm delighted. I don't know that it's time has come--it's just as possible it's time has come and gone. But I do know Random Walk has enormous impact on some of the people who read it, and I hope that now they'll have a chance to find it." -Lawrence Block

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Lawrence Block's crime fiction ranges from the urban noir of Matthew Scudder to the urbane effervescence of Bernie Rhodenbarr. A Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, he is a multiple winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Maltese Falcon awards. His published works include 50 novels, three short story collections, and four books on writing.

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