Dust Jacket by Gavin L. O'Keefe


What kind of book would be printed on orange leaves? It could only be the one book that contains all of the wisdom of the ancient Chinese, as told in hundreds of aphorisms —The Way Out. Featured in a half dozen webwork mysteries by Harry Stephen Keeler, The Way Out  is the only thing keeping one-handed Stefan Czeszcziczki’s wife alive as she awaits an operation. How “Zicky” uses its wisdom to save her life is a tale only America’s most forgotten author could have written. Along the way he throws in a bunch of safes, an invisible egg and “the finest and handsomest police force in the entire world.”

RH w/DJ, 298 pp. $25 + $3 Shipping

Trade PB, 192 pp. $18 + $3 Shipping

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