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    The Original "Final copy edited draft from which book was set" of Stuart M. Kaminsky's You Bet Your Life, Signed by Kaminsky and with His Markings

    Stuart M. Kaminsky [1934-2009 American Novelist]. You Bet Your Life. [New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978]. Original Typed Manuscript. From the author's signed notation on the title-leaf: "Final copy edited draft / from which book was / set. Green Markings are / copy editors. Blue and / black are author's. / Stuart M. Kaminsky / 6/18/81." Complete typed manuscript. Approximately 11.5 x 8 inches. 217 pages. With extensive notes by Kaminsky and editor. Some wear and use (as is to be expected). Still, a fine typescript. Chemised in slipcase. This mystery novel is the third in the famous Toby Peters series of mystery novels (Kaminsky wrote about twenty-four Toby Peters novels, out of a total output of about sixty novels). In this novel, Peters (Kaminsky described the wry Peters as "the anti-Philip Marlowe") is hired by studio boss, Louis B. Mayer, to help Chico Marx out of a problem with a Chicago bookie, who claims Marx owes him $120,000. The problem is, Chico hasn't made any bets in Chicago.

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    April, 2014
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