Richard S. Prather
December 2006
ISBN: 978-0857683731
Cover art by Robert McGinnis

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In the cutthroat world of organized crime, Tony Romero was headed straight for the top. His territory: the brothels of San Francisco. But the path was littered with bodies and broken dreams—some of them his…

  • More than 40 million of Richard Prather’s books have been sold in the United States alone
  • Prather received a Life Achievement Award from the Private Eye Writers of America
  • THE PEDDLER marks a reunion between Prather and legendary artist Robert McGinnis, who painted many of Prather’s most popular covers in the 1950s and 1960s.

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