Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Not a Book Club Edition. Stated First Edition. 314 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1978. ISBN: 0671230557. A psychological suspense novel about the most feared, most publicized crime of all-the sex slaying-which plunges the reader into the dark waters of the killers mind, his fears and compulsions.