McCone and friends [electronic resource] / Marcia Muller.
- ISBN: 9781609986223 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1609986229 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [S.I.] : Pronzini-Muller Family Trust, 2000.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| If you can't take the heat (Sharon McCone) -- The holes in the system (Rae Kelleher) -- One final arrangement (Mick Savage) -- Up at the Riverside (Ted Smalley) -- Knives at midnight (Sharon McCone) -- The wall (Rae Kelleher) -- Recycle (Hy Ripinsky) -- Solo (Sharon McCone).
|Summary, etc.:|| Creator of the modern female private eye story, Marcia Muller has been writing novels and short stories about Sharon McCone for decades. Now McCone's colleagues get a chance to offer their viewpoints on some cases. McCone and Friends contains three stories told by McCone herself, as well as two stories narrated by the agency's investigator Rae Kelleher; a story from the viewpoint of its office manager Ted Smalley; an investigation conducted by McCone's nephew Mick Savage; and one by her long-term lover Hy Ripinsky. The settings range from small planes to a sweatshop which puts Asian women into virtual slavery, and the mysteries surround a 1950's jukebox in a rundown hotel, a sculpture welded together by a long-missing and now very-dead artist. In perhaps the most moving story of all, a teenage girl has vanished leaving as a clue only a collage on her wall.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, July 20, 2012).
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