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Nov 27, 2001
| ISBN 9780449007044
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Dec 18, 2007
| ISBN 9780307415493
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Nov 27, 2001 | ISBN 9780449007044
Dec 18, 2007 | ISBN 9780307415493
Professor Charles Haycock is dead from a hearty dose of his own heart medication. The mystery is not why Haycock was murdered—very few could stomach the woman-hating prof—but who did the deed. Estelle “Woody” Woodhaven, a private investigator hired to find the killer, naturally enlists the help of that indefatigable amateur sleuth, Kate Fansler. Together, they start to pull at the loose ends of the very tangled Clifton College English Department. The list of suspects is longer than the freshman survey reading list. And as the women defuse the host of literary landmines set out for them, Woody suspects they’re only scratching the surface of a very large and sinister plot. . . .
Amanda Cross is the pseudonymous author of the bestselling Kate Fansler mysteries. As Carolyn G. Heilbrun, she is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Columbia University. She has served as president of the Modern Language Association as well as… More about Amanda Cross
"ONE OF CROSS’S BEST BOOKS IN YEARS."—The Providence Journal"AS SHOCKING AS IT IS PLAUSIBLE."—The Washington Post Book World
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