The Mudlark

New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1932. First Edition. Basis for the 1932 film, "The Purchase Price," starring Barbara Stanwyck and George Brent.

Torch singer Joan Eustice, tiring of her relationship with a small-time hood and racketeer Eddie Fields, flees to Montreal and becomes the mail-order bride of down-to-earth farmer Jim Gilson. Their chance for happiness is threatened by Gilson's own stubborness, a lecherous neighbor, and finally the reappearance of Fields.

Near Fine in an about Near Fine, price clipped dust jacket. Jacket has a touch of fray at the top edge of the rear panel, else a lovely, bright copy.

[Book #135063]

Price: $450.00