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The so blue marble / Dorothy Hughes ; Introduction by Otto Penzler.

Hughes, Dorothy, (author.). Penzler, Otto, (writer of introduction.).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Series Information

American Mystery classics.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville MF HUGHES (Text) 78321000028269 Adult Mystery Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC HUG (Text) 37323005411585 NEW-BKS Checked out 01/07/2019
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette M FIC HUG (Text) 31951004328313 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781613161111
  • ISBN: 1613161115
  • Physical Description: 194 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penzler Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes excerpts from American Mystery Classics from Penzler Publishers: Ellery Queen, The Chinese Orange Mystery; Mary Roberts Rinehart, The Red Lamp; Clayton Rawson, Death From a Top Hat; Craig Rice, Home Sweet Homicide; and Stuart Palmer, The Puzzle of the Happy Hooligan.
Summary, etc.:
The society pages announce it before she even arrives: Griselda Satterlee, daughter of the princess of Rome, has left her career as an actress behind and is traveling to Manhattan to reinvent herself as a fashion designer. They also announce the return of the dashing Montefierrow twins to New York after a twelve-year sojourn in Europe. But there is more to this story than what's reported, which becomes clear when the three meet one evening during a walk, and their polite conversation quickly takes a menacing turn. The twins are seeking a rare and powerful gem and they believe it's stashed in the unused apartment where Griselda is staying. Baffled by the request, she pushes them away, but they won't take no for an answer. When they return, accompanied by Griselda's long-estranged younger sister, the murders begin... Drenched in the glamour and luxury of the New York elite, The So Blue Marble is a perfectly Art Deco suspense novel in which nothing is quite as it seems." -- Book flap.
Subject: Twins > Fiction.
Marbles (Game) > Fiction.
Treasure troves > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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