Vintage Fiction: Shed No Tears (aka Blonde Menace) by Don Martin SIGNED 1st Edition Hardcover HC 1948 Book to Movie


Title: Shed No Tears (aka Blonde Menace)

Author: Don Martin

Description: First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the ffep, who references his boss Abigail and the circumstances which brought about the writing of the book. Red cloth boards. Slightly spine cocked. Spine is faded and has a spot of moisture discoloration. Interior is clean. This was later published in paperback under the title Blonde Menace.

Don Martin (b. 1911) worked for The Hollywood Reporter. This book was made into the 1948 noir film of the same name, directed by Jean Yarbrough that starred Wallace Ford and June Vincent. The book features a tale of murder, done for insurance money, in order to keep a December-May marriage held together.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Murray & Gee, Inc.

Place: Culver City, CA

Year: 1948

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.25 x 5.75 inches.

Pages: 241 pages.

Keywords: fiction, murder, books into movies,

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