From the Back Cover
A grisly triple homicide rocks Maryland. An amateur, as it turns out, masterfu lly executed the crime. His number one accomplice-"Hit Man," a learner's guide to murder, in twenty-two easy to follow steps. Convinced that the book incited its reader to kill, attorney for the family of the deceased, Howard Siegel, unites with law scholar, Rod Smoll a, to bring the publisher of the work to justice. Based on a true story, Timothy Hutton a nd Ron Rifkin star in this thriller that dares to blow the lid off the First Amendment's p rotection of murder in the first degree!