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Rough Cut (Jack Dwyer #1)

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When advertising executive Michael Ketchum falls in love with Cindy Traynor, the prime suspect in the murder of his business partner, he may be setting himself up as the murderer's next victim
Paperback, Large Print, 228 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by G. K. Hall & Company (first published 1985)
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Trent
Apr 17, 2011 Trent rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
You can rarely go wrong with Gorman. This novel, his first, arrived in the mid 80s when you were still allowed to have 150 pg books. It's a quick read with short chapters and a pithy first person point of view. Oh, and it's been long out of print, which makes it all the more fun to discover in used book stores. What's not to love?
Steve
Jun 15, 2008 Steve rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Stuart Miller
a thin book but a page turner. hero is michael kechum in a pr firm written 1985. stuart, if you need a quick read and a "throw back" to your pr days, it might have some nostalgia, good or bad. if b ad, forget i suggested it. caveat: super light-weight but i liked it. steve
Mark
Aug 12, 2010 Mark rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
1st offering from an Iowa mystery writer...basic pulp crime drama...a noire mystery involving embezzlement and murder at an ad agency..."Mad Men", but with more violence!!!
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Edward Joseph Gorman was born on November 2, 1941 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent 20 years in the advertising industry before leaving to write full-time in 1984. Since then, he has been incredibly prolific, averaging 2-3 novels a year in addition to many short stories, editing anthologies, and founding and editing Mystery Scene, the new magazine of the mystery field. He has written in many genres, ...more
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