The case of Lucy Bending

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Berkley Books, 1982 - Fiction - 410 pages
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In the sun-and-rum-drenched inner circles of Florida's Gold Coast, evil disguises itself as a precocious eight-year-old with unnatural desires--and murderous intentions...

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User Review  - christinejoseph - LibraryThing

Florida Gold Coast, - 8 yrs old girl, psychiatrist Dr. Theodore Levin - prosperous, lecherous, kids old before their time. In the sun-and-rum-drenched inner circles of Florida's Gold Coast, evil ... Read full review

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Lucy is eight years old. She is an incredibly sweet and beautiful little girl with a precocious streak. Her worried parents send her to a psychiatrist when she begins to show signs of odd behavior ... Read full review

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Lawrence Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 15, 1920. He graduated from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in 1942 and served in the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946. After years of working as an editor for a number of magazines, including Mechanics Illustrated and Science and Mechanics, Lawrence Sanders wrote and published his first novel, The Anderson Tapes (1970), at the age of 50 which won the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel from The Mystery Writers of America. It was made into a film in 1971, as was The First Deadly Sin (1973). Sanders died February 7, 1998

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