The Lasko Tangent
Richard North Patterson
An attractive First Edition/Third Printing in Fine condition in About Fine dust-jacket with light edgewear and scratch to front. SIGNED by author Richard North Patterson directly on the title page;
Winner of the 1980 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Christopher Paget, a young government lawayer, is reluctantly assigned to his agency's most delicate case: an investigation of the tangled financial dealings of William Lasko, a ruthless industrialist and close friend of the president. (from the dust-jacket).