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0465 The Crossroads

October 15, 2013
0465 Crossroads, The 282
  • Title: The Crossroads
  • Language: English
  • Country: USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 1986
  • Publisher: Fawcett
  • Collection: Gold Medal
  • Collection #: 12871-7
  • ISBN-10: 0449128717
  • ISBN-13: 9780449128718
  • Cover Price: $2.95
  • Cover Artist: William Schmidt
  • Author of: The Lonely Silver Rain


This “circle” cover has two recurring themes that I like. The first is the circle-within-a-circle idea which Schmidt incorporates on a number of his covers. In this case, it’s the circular steering wheel that can’t seem to stay inside the circular border. The second is the rearview mirror. I’m a sucker for artwork where glass reflects or refracts the object you are meant to see but is otherwise out of the picture. So overall, a decent cover.


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