Strange Return 1952 by A.B. Cunningham ~ First Edition ~ A Jess Roden Mystery ~ [Albert Benjamin Cunningham]


Title: Strange Return

Author: A. B. [Albert Benjamin] Cunningham

Description: Stated First Edition. Ex-library. Seafoam green boards with gilt stamped spine. Library pocket at rear; library rubber stamp on front free endpaper and the initials ''TBH'' stamped on title page and the top edge of the text block; bit of soiling on a few pages, else generally clean. Dust jacket a little rubbed at foot of spine; has a few very small closed edge tears, else near fine; not price clipped ($2.50); in an archival mylar sleeve. 223 pages.

The southern, backwoods sheriff and investigator Jess Roden sets out to untangle the questions which arise when the body of a teenage boy washes up on the banks of the Green River, months after a tragic flood. A tale of rustic crime and corruption.

Albert Benjamin Cunningham (1888-1962) was the author of 42 books, which included many mysteries, a college administrator, and a longtime professor of English. He received his doctorate (Litt.D) in 1917 from Lebanon (Ohio) University and went on to teach at Washington State University, at the State Teachers College at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, and from 1929 to 1945 at Texas Tech University.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.
Place: New York
Year: 1952

Keywords: Jess Roden, mystery, Guilt Edged Mystery,

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