The Godwulf Manuscript (Spenser Series #1)

The Godwulf Manuscript (Spenser Series #1)

by Robert B. Parker

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Overview

New York Times bestselling author of the Spenser series of crime thrillers—Book 1 in the series

“The toughest, funniest, wisest, private eye in the field these days.”—Houston Chronicle

Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, so he is ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a rare, stolen manuscript. He is hardly surpised that his only clue is a radical student with four bullets in his chest.

The cops are ready to throw the book at the pretty blond coed whose prints are all over the murder weapon but Spenser knows there are no easy answers. He tackles some very heavy homework and knows that if he doesn't finish his assignment soon, he could end up marked “D”—for dead.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440129615
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/1993
Series: Spenser Series , #1
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 47,058
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert B. Parker was the author of seventy books, including the legendary Spenser detective series, novels featuring Chief Jesse Stone, and the acclaimed Virgil Cole/Everett Hitch westerns, as well as the Sunny Randall novels. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award and long considered the undisputed dean of American crime fiction, Parker died in January 2010.

Date of Birth:

September 17, 1932

Date of Death:

January 18, 2010

Place of Birth:

Springfield, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Education:

B.A. in English, Colby College, 1954; M.A., Ph. D. in English, Boston University, 1957, 1971

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