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Burke, J.F. - Crazy Woman Blues

New York, Dutton, 1978. First edition. INSCRIBED by author to half-title page: 'For Robert O. Robinson--/Believe it. There/really is such a lady./Jackson Burke.' Joe Streeter is smitten with Alice, the disappearing girl in his club's magic act. When one night she does not reappear on cue, and Joe now must deal with a missing girl, her missing jewelry (one bejeweled dagger found sunk into the chest of a burglar), and the NYPD.  Just another day in Times Square! Near fine in near fine DJ, the latter showing light wear to extremities and spine ends. $20.00.

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