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).