By: Starrett, Vincent
Bookfinger: NY.: 1973.
Seller ID: 25822
Condition: Fine copy as issued without dustjacket.
First published in 1944. Collection of short stories primarily about Chicago sleuth Jimmie Lavender, many of which first appeared in the pulp magazine Short Stories. The name Jimmie Lavender was that of an actual pitcher for the Chicago Cubs; Starrett wrote to ask the ball player for permission to use his name for a gentleman detective, which the pitcher granted. View More...