La Brava by Elmore Leonard [1983 HARDCOVER] • Arbor House

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La Brava by Elmore Leonard 


Rare full sized 1983 book club edition; identical to the first edition except for the absence of a price on front panel of DJ. 

Dust jacket is in nice shape; fully in tact w/ some chipping to edges;  small spot of sticker damage on lower back. Now housed in a new HQ brodart jacket protector.   

Book itself is pristine; looks and reads like new! 

Winner of the 1984 Edgar Award for best novel.

New York Times bestselling author Elmore Leonard delivers his trademark blend of action, sex, violence, humor, and hard-boiled suspense in this thrilling crime classic, LaBrava.

Joe La Brava is an ex–Secret Service agent who gets mixed up in a South Miami Beach scam involving a redneck former cop, a Cuban hit man who moonlights as a go-go dancer, and a one-time movie queen whose world is part make-believe, part deadly dangerous. Fast-moving, pitch-perfect, and utterly irresistible, LaBrava is, “vintage Leonard: a blend of the true-to-life and the totally make-believe, the cinematic and the suspenseful, the world we know and a whole lot of worlds we’re glad we don’t.