2012 "First United States Edition" stated on copyright page; Alfred A. Knopf publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good.
Life in south France is not the sleepy idyll you might suppose. Local duck and goose farms are being attacked by protestors attempting to halt the production of foie gras. A policeman has been shot by terrorists believed to be Basque Separatists. It is up to Bruno Courreges to get to the bottom of these unrelated events."