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Four Kinds of Rain

by Robert Ward

Hardcover, 277 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $22.95 |


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Broke and down-on-his luck, recently divorced psychiatrist Bob Wells is assigned to assist a paranoid patient, Emile Bardan, who is convinced that someone is out to steal his most prized possession, a priceless mask, but when Bob decides to steal the mask for himself, he is plunged into a dark world from which there may be no escape. 25,000 first printing.

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