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The Papers of Tony Veitch

(1983)
(The second book in the Jack Laidlaw series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Book Two in the Laidlaw series

The Laidlaw books are widely considered to be among the greatest achivements of Scottish crime writing and the founding novels of what has since become known as Tartan Noir.

In this second book in his monumental Laidlaw series, McIlvanney tells the tale of Eck Adamson, an alcoholic vagrant who summons Jack Laidlaw to his deathbed. Probably the only policeman in Glasgow who would bother to respond, Laidlaw see in Eck's cryptic last message a clue to the murder of a gangland thug and the disappearance of a student. With stubborn integrity, Laidlaw tracks down a seam of corruption that runs through all levels of Glaswegian society.

William McIlvanney has twice been awarded the CWA's Silver Dagger award and is the recipient of the Whitbread Award for Fiction.


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Hardback Editions

September 2013 : UK Hardback

Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 1-4713-4636-6 / 978-1-4713-4636-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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May 1987 : UK Hardback
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Title: Papers of Tony Veitch (Magna Scottish writers series)
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 1-85057-035-3 / 978-1-85057-035-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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April 1983 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-340-22907-1 / 978-0-340-22907-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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1983 : USA Hardback
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Title: The papers of Tony Veitch
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-394-42437-9 / 978-0-394-42437-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch (Laidlaw Trilogy)
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 1-60945-224-0 / 978-1-60945-224-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Europa Editions
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June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch (Laidlaw 2) (Laidlaw Trilogy)
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-85786-992-2 / 978-0-85786-992-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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March 1996 : UK Paperback

Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch (Coronet Books)
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-340-66680-3 / 978-0-340-66680-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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May 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: Papers Of Tony Veitch
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-15-670828-0 / 978-0-15-670828-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
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June 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch
Author(s): William Mcilvanney
ISBN: 0-340-57689-8 / 978-0-340-57689-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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June 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch (Coronet Books)
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-340-35472-0 / 978-0-340-35472-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet Books
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February 1984 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-394-73486-6 / 978-0-394-73486-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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Kindle Editions

June 2013 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Papers of Tony Veitch (Laidlaw Trilogy Book 2)
Author(s): William McIlvanney
Publisher: Canongate Books
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