About this title: With the Simeon Grist mysteries, Timothy Hallinan has created a unique detective star for the nineties. A truly lunatic criminal known as "the Crisper" douses homeless men with gasoline while they sleep on the streets, then tosses a lighted match and watches them burn. A riveting chase through L.A.'s meanest streets soon follows.
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