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Natural enemy / Jane Langton ; illustrations by the author.

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  • ISBN: 0899190812 :
  • Physical Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New Haven : Ticknor & Fields, 1982.

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General Note: "A Joan Kahn book."
Series numeration from NoveList.
Summary, etc.: Edward Heron died gasping for breath, yellow-jackets swarming around him. Had his asthma finally killed him...or something more sinister? Heron's death affects many people in his small New England community: spinster sisters, a real estate developer with an eye on Edward's property and a long time neighbor, Buddy Whipple. Enter Homer Kelly, another neighbor, also a Thoreau scholar and an ex-detective. With the help of his nephew, an amateur naturalist, he goes to work on the case.
Subject: Kelly, Homer (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Cambridge (Mass.) > Fiction.
College teachers > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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