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Black Alibi
     

Black Alibi

by Cornell Woolrich
 

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It begins as a publicity stunt: a singer parading a jaguar on a leash. But then the killer cat escapes into the heart of a South American city and soon a woman is found torn to death. As the police search for the jaguar, one man looks deeper—for a creature more terrible than any jungle beast . . .

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It begins as a publicity stunt: a singer parading a jaguar on a leash. But then the killer cat escapes into the heart of a South American city and soon a woman is found torn to death. As the police search for the jaguar, one man looks deeper—for a creature more terrible than any jungle beast . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345307071
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/12/1982
Pages:
224

Meet the Author

Cornell Woolrich (1903-1968) was an American author most famous for his crime fiction. He published his first book in 1926. His first six novels were considered Jazz Age novels in the style of F. Scott Fitzgerald. His crime novels written between 1940 and 1948 are considered his best works, including Waltz into Darkness, The Bride Wore Black and It Had to be Murder, many of which were later adapted into films by directors such as Hitchcock and Truffaut.

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