Clean white pages with a tight binding. DJ shows some shelf wear. Top right front has signs of removed price labels. Light water stain on front bottom of DJ. 2nd printing. DJ not clipped. pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1982. ISBN: 0399127240. Studded with a multitude of provocative subplots, ""The Case of Lucy Bending"" grows from the fascinating story of one particular child to encompass the wealth of sins, mis-alliances and hidden excesses that exist, but rarely surface, in any town. Steeped in the lush sun-and rum-drenched aura of southern Florida, peopled by a cast of characters too desperate to forget, here is a novel as sweeping and complex as any Lawrence Sanders has written.