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Serpentine / Thomas Thompson.

Author/Creator:
Thompson, Thomas, 1933-1982.
Publication:
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1979.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 563 pages ; 24 cm
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Murderers -- Biography.
Sobhraj, Charles.
Leclerc, Marie Andrée.
Murder -- Southeast Asia -- Case studies.
Murder -- Europe -- Case studies.
Summary:
The story of the bizarre murder spree of Charles Sobraj and his accomplice, Marie-Andree Leclerc, who left a trail of druggings, robberies and murders that stretch from Hong Kong to Katmandu, with side trips to France, Italy and Greece. The author recounts the meeting and operations of Sobraj and Leclerc, focusing on the murder of three young women, two Americans and one Canadian.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has bookplate "Ex Libris Ralph Graves" on front pastedown.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy inscribed "For Ralph + Eleanor-- My enduring friends of 20 years (and let's go for 20 more)-- with love-- Thomas Thompson 10/12/79 Publication Day First Edition" on front flyleaf.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Graves, Ralph, 1924-2013 (bookplate) (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Graves, Eleanor (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Thompson, Thomas, 1934- (autograph) (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1979
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0385130171
9780385130172
OCLC:
5461952