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When the Sacred Ginmill Closes

When the Sacred Ginmill Closes

(1986)
(The sixth book in the Matthew Scudder series)
A novel by

 
These were the dark days for Matthew Scudder. An ex-New York cop, he had drowned his career in booze. Now he was drinking away his life in a succession of seedy establishments that opened early and closed late, reduced to doing paid "favors" for the cronies who gathered with him to worship the bottle.

Now, in a sad and lonely place like so many before it, opportunity comes knocking - a chance to help the ginmil's owner recover his stolen doctored financial records; a chance to help out a drinking buddy accused of murdering his wife. But when cases flow together in dangerous and disturbing ways - like the nightmare images in a drunkard's delirium - it's time for Scudder to change his priorities: to staying sober...and staying alive.

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Hardback Editions

August 1987 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-8161-4244-0 / 978-0-8161-4244-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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February 1987 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matt Scudder Mystery)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-333-43417-X / 978-0-333-43417-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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April 1986 : Hardback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
Author(s): Block Lawrence
ISBN: 5551467627 / 978-5551467625
Publisher:
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April 1986 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-87795-774-6 / 978-0-87795-774-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arbor House Pub Co
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Paperback Editions

December 1997 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matthew Scudder Series)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-380-72825-7 / 978-0-380-72825-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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October 2000 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: When The Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matt Scudder Mystery)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-7528-3699-4 / 978-0-7528-3699-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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September 1997 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: When The Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matt Scudder Mystery)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 1-85799-724-7 / 978-1-85799-724-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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January 1990 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-515-10278-4 / 978-0-515-10278-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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July 1988 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-09-958210-4 / 978-0-09-958210-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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October 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-441-88097-5 / 978-0-441-88097-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove Books
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Audio Editions

March 2008 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes: A Matt Scudder Mystery
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

1997 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 1-55690-558-0 / 978-1-55690-558-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2010 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: When The Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matthew Scudder Mysteries Series Book 6)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: Orion
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October 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: When the Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matthew Scudder Mysteries)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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