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High Priest of California

(1953)
A novel by

 
 
Classic pulp fiction from master Charles Willeford, reissued with a new introduction by Quentin Tarantino. This 1955 novel of sex and violence is even more contemporary today. Ruthless used car salesman becomes obsessed with seducing a married woman. "Willeford writes with quiet authority, has the ability to make his situations, scenes, dialogue sound absolutely real."-Elmore Leonard


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"I'm proud to say I knew the man who wrote this book. Willeford writes with quiet authority, has the ability to make his situations, scenes, dialogue, sound absolutely real." - Elmore Leonard


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Paperback Editions

April 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: High Priest of California
Author(s): Charles Willeford
ISBN: 1-60444-481-9 / 978-1-60444-481-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: IndoEuropeanPublishing.com
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June 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: High Priest of California
Author(s): Charles Willeford
ISBN: 1-59654-225-X / 978-1-59654-225-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: blackmask.com
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 1999 : USA Paperback

Title: High Priest of California: The Novel and a Play
Author(s): Charles Ray Willeford
ISBN: 0-9651042-4-9 / 978-0-9651042-4-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Juno Books
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April 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: High Priest of California
Author(s): Charles Willeford, Lou Stathis
ISBN: 0-940642-30-1 / 978-0-940642-30-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Juno Books
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October 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: High Priest of California (NOVEL AND PLAY; WILD WIVES)
Author(s): Charles Ray Willeford
ISBN: 0-940642-12-3 / 978-0-940642-12-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Re-Search Pubns
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Kindle Editions

June 2015 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: High Priest of California
Author(s): Charles Willeford
Publisher: NightHawk Books
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August 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: High Priest of California
Author(s): Charles Willeford
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK