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The Rubber Band & The Red Box (2009)
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Call Number MYSTERY/STOUT,R


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MysteriesMYSTERY/STOUT,RDue 05-22-15
Published: New York : Bantam Books, 2009
Series: Stout, Rex, Rex Stout library
Description:  189, 257 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780553386035 (pbk.), 0553386034 (pbk.),
Language:  English


"Nero Wolfe mysteries"--Cover

"Two mysteries in one volume"--Cover

The rubber band -- In all his years of detecting, the unflappable Nero Wolfe has never encountered an investigation as damnably messy as this one. For what began as a clean case of larceny quickly sank into a quagmire of blackmail and broken promises, international scandal and cold-blooded murder. Now Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin must bridge eras and oceans to find the link between a Wild West lynching and a respected British peer. Only then can they save Wolfe's beautiful young client -- and a hotly disputed stake of a cool million dollars

The red box -- A lovely woman is dead, and the fortunes of overextended theatrical producer Llewellyn Frost depend on solving the mystery of the red box: two pounds of candied fruits, nuts and creams, covered with chocolate -- and laced with potassium cyanide. When Nero Wolfe's suspicion falls on Frost's kissing cousin, Frost wants the detective to kill the sickly sweet case--before it kills him

The rubber band -- The red box Related Searches:
Wolfe, Nero (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Private investigators -- Fiction -- New York (State) -- New York
Mystery fiction
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Additional Credits:
Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

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