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A Drop of the Hard Stuff
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mulholland Books
Publication date February 1, 2012
Pages 319
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780316127318
ISBN-10 0316127310
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: "Right up there with Mr. Block's best....A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF keeps us guessing."--Tom Nolan, Wall Street Journal

Facing his demons in his first year of sobriety, Matthew Scudder finds himself on the trail of a killer. When Scudder's childhood friend Jack Ellery is murdered, presumably while attempting to atone for past sins, Scudder reluctantly begins his own investigation, with just one lead: Ellery's Alcoholics Anonymous list of people he wronged. One of them may be a killer, but that's not necessarily Scudder's greatest danger. Immersing himself in Ellery's world may lead him right back to the bar stool.

In a novel widely celebrated by critics and readers, Lawrence Block circle back to how it all began, reestablishing the Matthew Scudder series as one of the pinnacles of American detective fiction.

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Large print edition from Mulholland Books (May 12, 2011)
9780316178044 | details & prices | 431 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $27.99
1 edition from Mulholland Books (May 12, 2011)
9780316127332 | details & prices | 319 pages | 6.25 × 9.40 × 1.15 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $25.99
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Reprint edition from Mulholland Books (February 1, 2012)
9780316127318 | details & prices | 319 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.00
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