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The Resource A hiss before dying : a Mrs. Murphy mystery, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly

A hiss before dying : a Mrs. Murphy mystery, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly

Label
A hiss before dying : a Mrs. Murphy mystery
Title
A hiss before dying
Title remainder
a Mrs. Murphy mystery
Statement of responsibility
Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autumn is in the air in the Blue Ridge Mountain community of Crozet, Virginia--and all the traditions of the changing seasons are under way. Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen cleans her cupboards, her husband, Fair, prepares the horses for the shorter days ahead, and the clamorous barking of beagles signals the annual rabbit chase through the central Virginia hills. But the last thing the local beaglers and their hounds expect to flush out is a dead body...Disturbingly, it's the second corpse to turn up, after that of a missing truck driver too disfigured to identify. The deaths seem unrelated--until Harry picks up a trail of clues dating back to the state's post-Revolutionary past. ...The echoes of the Shot Heard Round the World pale in comparison to the dangerous shootout Harry narrowly escapes unscathed. Next time, it may be the killer who gets lucky. But not if Harry's furry friends Mrs. Murphy, Pewter, and Tucker can help it. Lending their sharp-nosed talents to the hunt, they'll help their mistress keep more lives from being lost--and right an injustice buried since the early days of America's independence
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Rita Mae
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R698
LC item number
H56 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, Sneaky Pie
  • Gellatly, Michael
Series statement
A Mrs. Murphy mystery
Series volume
26
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haristeen, Harry (Fictitious character)
  • Murphy, Mrs. (Fictitious character)
  • Women detectives
  • Women cat owners
Target audience
adult
Label
A hiss before dying : a Mrs. Murphy mystery, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 350 pages
Isbn
9780553392494
Lccn
2017002158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn957744659
  • (OCoLC)957744659
Label
A hiss before dying : a Mrs. Murphy mystery, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 350 pages
Isbn
9780553392494
Lccn
2017002158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn957744659
  • (OCoLC)957744659

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