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God Save the Child

(1974)
(The second book in the Spenser series)
A novel by

 
 
Appie Knoll is the kind of suburb where kids grow up right. But something is wrong. Fourteen-year-old Kevin Bartlett disappears. Everyone thinks he's run away -- until the comic strip ransom note arrives.

It doesn't take Spenser long to get the picture -- an affluent family seething with rage, a desperate boy making strange friends...friends like Vic Harroway, body builder. Mr. Muscle is Spenser's only lead and he isn't talking...except with his fists. But when push comes to shove, when a boy's life is on the line, Spenser can speak that language too.

"Spenser is everyman's fantasy: social critic, gourmet cook, physically fit, sculptor, and of course, unabashed participant in a non-destructive sexual relationship. Parker has taken his place beside Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and Ross MacDonald." (The Boston Globe)

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Robert B Parker's God Save the Child

Hardback Editions

December 1995 : USA Hardback
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Title: God Save the Child
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 0-7862-0388-9 / 978-0-7862-0388-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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September 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: God Save the Child
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 0-233-96703-6 / 978-0-233-96703-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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October 1974 : USA Hardback
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Title: God Save the Child (Midnight novel of suspense)
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 0-395-19955-7 / 978-0-395-19955-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

February 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: God Save The Child (A Spenser Novel)
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 1-4104-5394-4 / 978-1-4104-5394-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kennebec Large Print
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September 1994 : Paperback
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Title: God Save the Child
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 9994670018 / 978-9994670017
Publisher: Dell Publishing
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May 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: God Save the Child (Spenser)
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 0-440-12899-4 / 978-0-440-12899-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dell
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October 1977 : UK Paperback
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Title: God Save the Child (Penguin crime fiction)
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 0-14-004471-X / 978-0-14-004471-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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1976 : USA Paperback
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Title: God save the child (A Berkley Medallion book)
Author(s): Robert B Parker
ISBN: 0-425-03037-7 / 978-0-425-03037-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley Pub
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Audio Editions

August 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: God Save the Child: A Spenser Novel
Author(s): Robert B Parker
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: God Save the Child: A Spenser Novel
Author(s): Robert B Parker
Publisher: Random House Audio
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1988 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: God Save The Child (Unabridged)
Author(s): Robert Parker
ISBN: 0-7366-1381-1 / 978-0-7366-1381-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape Inc.
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Kindle Editions

April 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: God Save the Child (A Spenser Mystery) (The Spenser Series Book 2)
Author(s): Robert B Parker
Publisher: Quercus
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July 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: God Save the Child (The Spenser Series Book 2)
Author(s): Robert B Parker
Publisher: Dell
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA