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  • ISBN: 9780312185657
  • ISBN10: 0312185650

The Contrary Blues

by Billheimer, John

  • List Price: $21.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
  • Publish date: 04/01/1998
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This exceptional first mystery combines humor and menace in Contrary, West Virginia

When a colleague dies on assignment, Federal Department of Transportation inspector Owen Allison is assigned to finish the job: investigating a scare that centers on the bus system in a small coal-mining town. The wisecracking townspeople are a welcome change from the bureaucrats back in Washington -- until the local gadfly is killed on a back road, and Owen becomes a suspect and a target in a place where smiles can hide deadly secrets.

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Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book!
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The Bookstore in Horse Cave

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Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 244 p. Owen Allison Mysteries. Audience: General/trade.
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0312185650. 1st Ed., x-library, vg/vg+; Series Character: Owen Allison. 1st
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0312185650 Signed 1st edition, 1st printing, St. Martin's Press hardcover w/
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Location: Kirkland, WA
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Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 256 p. Owen Allison Mysteries. Audience: General/trade.
$11.25
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Signed by Author First edition, first printing, hardcover. 244 pages. Fine
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0312185650 Author's first mystery introduces DOT Inspector Owen Allison.
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Signed by Author First edition, first printing, hardcover. 244 pages. Fine
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0312185650. Signed by Billheimer on the title page. With a federal grant for
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Signed by Author Signed by the author on title page. Author's first novel, an Owen Allison mystery. In mylar sleeve.
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