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Murder at the ABA

Murder at the ABA

(1976)
(Authorized Murder)
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Murder at the ABA (1976) is a mystery novel by Isaac Asimov, following the adventures of a writer and amateur detective named Darius Just (whom Asimov modeled on his friend Harlan Ellison). While attending a convention of the American Booksellers Association, Just discovers the dead body of a friend and protege. Convinced that the death was due to murder, but unable to convince law enforcement, Just decides to investigate on his own. The book is an example of metafiction, as Asimov himself appears as a character doing research for a murder mystery set at a booksellers' convention.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 1976 : UK Hardback
Title: Authorized Murder
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 0-575-02186-1 / 978-0-575-02186-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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May 1976 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Murder at the ABA: A puzzle in four days and sixty scenes
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 0-385-11305-6 / 978-0-385-11305-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday & Company
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Paperback Editions

August 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Murder at the Aba
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 0-449-21308-0 / 978-0-449-21308-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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August 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Murder at the ABA
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 0-449-20411-1 / 978-0-449-20411-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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June 1976 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Murder at the ABA
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 0-449-23202-6 / 978-0-449-23202-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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September 1977 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Authorized Murder
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 0-586-04641-0 / 978-0-586-04641-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Panther
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