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A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date January 13, 2011
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780547488714
ISBN-10 0547488718
Original list price $26.00
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780241144633 Book cover for 9780547260242 Book cover for 9780771085376
 
from Houghton Mifflin (February 11, 2010)
9780547260242 | details & prices | 279 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $26.00
About: Jerry Delfont leads an aimless life in Calcutta, struggling in vain against his writer's block, or 'dead hand,' and flitting around the edges of a half-hearted romance.
from Gardners Books (November 5, 2009)
9780241144633 | details & prices | 272 pages | List price $31.25
About: When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is sufficiently intrigued to pursue the story.
from McClelland & Stewart Ltd (November 3, 2009); titled "Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta"
9780771085376 | details & prices | List price $29.99
About: Paul Theroux returns to India with a stylish and gripping novel of crime and obsession in Calcutta.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780547394497
 
Reprint edition from Mariner Books (January 13, 2011)
9780547394497 | details & prices | 279 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.95
About: When Jerry Delfont, an aimless travel writer with writer’s block (his “dead hand”), receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs.
Miscellaneous
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from Houghton Mifflin (January 13, 2011)
9780547488714 | details & prices | List price $26.00

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