Another Man's Poison: A Sheriff Macready Detective Story 1947 Hugh Holman ~ Mystery


Title: Another Man's Poison: A Sheriff Macready Detective Story

Author: Hugh Holman [C. Hugh Holman]

Description: Red cloth boards stamped in black, with ''Mill Circle Mysteries'' emblem on front cover. Previous owner's name lightly penciled on front pastedown, else interior clean and unmarked; pages crisp. Dust jacket spine faded; small spot of soiling on rear panel; not price clipped ($2.50); vintage price tag on rear flap; in an archival mylar sleeve. 214 pages.

Sheriff Macready visits the fictional town of Houghton (based on Spartanburg, South Carolina), where he solves the murder of Charles Borden Champion, a congressman and leading agitator for white supremacy.

Clarence Hugh Holman (1914-1981) was an American literary scholar, detective novelist, and Professor of English at the University of North Carolina.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: M. S. Mill Co., Inc.
Place: New York
Year: 1947

Keywords: detective, murder, mystery, fiction, novel, Sheriff Macready,

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