RARA-AVIS: Re: U of C Parker Reprints

From: Gonzalo Baeza (gbaeza@gmail.com)
Date: 09 Aug 2008

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    I just bought the first one at a Borders but all three of them were on the shelves.

    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Finn" <markfinn@...> wrote:
    > --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Nathan Cain" <IndieCrime@> wrote:
    > >
    > > Anyone who's been waiting for the Parker reprints might be interested
    > > to know that my order from Amazon shipped today, over a month before
    > > their stated release date. Does anyone know if they're on shelves in
    > > the stores yet?
    > >
    > Dunno for sure, but I'm hoping and praying that they're going to
    > reprint all of them (at least up through Hunter's Moon). I'd re-buy
    > them all for no other reason but to have a uniform set for my library.
    > My complete run of the Parker books is one of the prizes in my
    > collection, but it's a motley looking bunch of books. Those Avons with
    > Fred Ward in a turtleneck on the cover...and that inexplicable
    > double...and then there's the Grofields...it's just a weird looking
    > I was so excited when Mysterious picked 'em up, and I loved the
    > matchbook cover for a graphic, but then they crapped out. I really
    > like the trade dress that U of C has done, but I won't buy a single
    > one until they blow past the Jugger.
    > Mark Finn

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