Book #16244

The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Lawrence Block
Book #16244 The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Lawrence Block.
The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Dutton, 1994.
ISBN: 0525938079

A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Lawrence Block directly on the title page.

The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams tells the story of one of the most extraordinary thefts in history: the trade of baseball's greatest player, Ted Williams, by a career criminal. In the summer of 1962, the FBI was contacted by a man who claimed to have information about a theft that had taken place in Boston the previous year. The thief, he said, was a professional criminal named Edward Williams, and he had information about the trade that had sent Ted Williams to the Boston Red Sox. The FBI put together a team of detectives and began to investigate the claim. They soon discovered that the man they were talking to was Ted Williams himself. In a stunning turn of events, Williams had been living a double life as a professional criminal for nearly 20 years. He had stolen cars, jewelry, and, most famously, baseballs from major league baseball players and teams. He had also been involved in several high-profile crimes, including the attempted murder of a rival gangster. The; Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery; 8vo; Signed by Author.

Price: $70.00

Author Bio

Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block (born June 24, 1938) is an acclaimed American crime writer best known for two long-running New York-set series, the Matthew Scudder and Bernie Rhodenbarr series. Block was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1993.

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