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When the Bough Breaks - SIGNED 1st Edition/1st Printing

Kellerman, Jonathan

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ISBN 10: 0689115199 / ISBN 13: 9780689115196
Published by Atheneum, 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A beautiful flawless review copy of Kellerman's first novel, which won Edgar and Anthony Awards in 1986, inscribed and SIGNED by Kellerman on the first free endpage. The book and dust jacket are spotless and completely free of wear or damage of any kind inside or out. The dust jacket has been placed in a clear plastic sleeve for protection. Materials from the publisher for the reviewer are laid in. I will pack it in layers of bubble-wrap and will ship it in a sturdy box to make sure it arrives in immaculate condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABJ178

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Title: When the Bough Breaks - SIGNED 1st Edition/...

Publisher: Atheneum

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Dr. Morton Hander practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Hander paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered in his luxurious Pacific Palisades apartment. The police have no leads, but they do have one possible witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn.
 
“An engrossing thriller . . . This knockout of an entertainment is the kind of book which establishes a career in one stroke.”—Newsday
 
It’s psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware’s job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Meldoy’s memory. But as the sinister shadows in the girl’s mind begin to take shape, Alex discovers that the mystery touches a shocking incident in his own past. And behind it lies an unspeakable evil that Alex Delaware must expose before it claims another innocent victim.

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"The First Alex Delaware Novel.

Dr. Morton Handler practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Handler paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered in his luxurious Pacific Palisades apartment. The police have no leads, but they do have one possible witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn.

It's psychologis Dr. Alex Delaware's job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Melody's memory. But as the sinister shadows in the girl's mind begin to take shape, Alex discovers that the mystery touches a shocking incident in his own past.

This connection is only the beginning, a single link in a forty-year-old conspiracy. And behind it lies an unspeakable evil that Alex Delaware must expose before it claims another innocent victim: Melody Quinn.

"An engrossing thriller... this knockout of an entertainment is the kind of book which establishes a career in one stroke." -- New York Newsday

"Suspenseful, neatly spun, fascinating." -- Philadelphia Daily News

"Grab yourself a copy soon." -- Los Angeles Times

"An exceptionally exciting thriller!" -- The New York Times

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