Book Condition: Very Good - Soiled lower third of front cover and half of back cover; creased cover corners; half-inch tear mid-back outer edge; creased and wrinkled out back edge; creased spine.
Authors: Frederick Forsyth
Features: VG- in Wraps Author's first book. Preview edition created as a special limited edition of the # 1 bestselling novel. Basis for the 1973 Universal Studio's movie of the same name. A political killer, code-named "The Jackal," is hired to assassinate Charles De Gaulle, president of France. Through one small twist of fate, the French authorities learn of the plot, and assign Claude Lebel, their best detective, to find "The Jackal." Forsyth creates a keen competition between a cold-blooded assassin and a policeman talented enough to stop him. Great suspense!.
Notes: Note: Printing History, Viking hardcover edition published Aug. 1971; Bantam edition published September 1972. The low-priced Bantam paperback was completely reset in a typeface designed for easy reading, printed from new plants but contains the complete text of the original hardcover, word for word.
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