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The Bughouse affair : a Carpenter and Quincannon novel / Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini.

Muller, Marcia. (Author). Pronzini, Bill (Added Author). Sullivan, Nick (Nick James) (Narrator).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780792791751 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792791754 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 57 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : 2013.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Nick Sullivan.
Summary, etc.: In The Bughouse Affair, former Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter and her detective partner, ex-Secret Service agent John Quincannon, undertake what initially appear to be two unrelated investigations. Sabina's case involves the hunt for a ruthless lady "dip" who uses fiendish means to relieve her victims of their valuables at Chutes Amusement Park and other crowded places. Quincannon, meanwhile, is after a slippery housebreaker who targets the homes of wealthy residents, following a trail that leads him from the infamous Barbary Coast to an oyster pirate's lair to a Tenderloin parlor house known as the Fiddle Dee Dee. The two cases eventually connect in surprising fashion, but not before two murders and assorted other felonies complicate matters even further. And not before the two sleuths are hindered, assisted, and exasperated by the infamous Sherlock Holmes.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Private investigators > California > San Francisco > Fiction.
Women detectives > California > San Francisco > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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