Bill Pronzini. Cat’s-Paw (1983) 32 pp.
A “Nameless detective” mystery story that starts with the thefts of
several exotic animals from San Francisco’s Fleishhacker Zoo and ends with
murder. Published in a limited edition of 150 copies; 50 copies bound in
boards and signed by the author and binder. The story won the Private Eye
Writers of America’s Shamus Award and was reprinted in The Eyes Still Have
It, edited by Robert J. Randisi (New York: Dutton, 1995).