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Jul 20, 2011
| ISBN 9780307768070
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Jul 20, 2011 | ISBN 9780307768070
Meet the amazing Alphabet Hicks. The disbarred lawyer, uncommon cabby, and investigator extraordinaire confronts cynical cops and conniving corporations as he pieces together a complex series of confusing clues to trap a cold-blooded killer. An Intimate Problem . . .There was proof positive that Judith Dundee was double-crossing her industrialist husband—and that she’d been involved in a brutal murder.Private Detective Alphabet Hicks had the secret that would prove her innocence . . . but why was he keeping it hidden?Praise for Rex Stout’s Alphabet Hicks“A slick snoop and an entertaining fellow.”—Herald Tribune “Has well earned the right to place alongside Nero Wolfe and Tecumseh Fox in the Rex Stout detective agency.”—The New York Times
Rex Stout (1886–1975) wrote dozens of short stories, novellas, and full-length mystery novels, most featuring his two indelible characters, the peerless detective Nero Wolfe and his handy sidekick, Archie Goodwin.
“Rex Stout is one of the half-dozen major figures in the development of the American detective novel.”—Ross Macdonald
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