That’s one way to pay for college, I guess. The combination of the frat boy smoking a cigarette and that dangerously tight corset combine to make this cover a classic. The artist responsible was Tom Miller.
This book was originally published in 1961. Edwin West was a penname that was used, at the time, by the author Donald Westlake. Using the name Richard Stark, Westlake wrote a series of highly regarded crime novels about a ruthless crook named Parker.