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Title:
Jack be quick and other crime stories
Author:
Paul, Barbara, 1931-
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Edition:
Standard print hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
Unity, Me. : Five Star, 1999.
Physical Description:
219 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Okay, Diogenes, you can stop looking--we found him -- Scat -- French asparagus -- The favor -- Portrait of the artist as a young corpse -- Stet -- Ho Ho Ho -- Play nice -- Jack be quick.
ISBN:
9780786219193
Format :
Book

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Summary

Barbara Paul has selected a diverse selection of stories for this crime anthology. French Asparagus explores a dysfunctional family's reaction when one of their own is in danger. Scat features a neurotic, half-starved cat who has trouble trusting humans. The title story, Jack Be Quick, gives the reader a new look at Jack the Ripper and his victims - all respectable women forced into prostitution by related circumstances...


Author Notes

Barbara Paul was born in Maysville, Kentucky in 1931. She attended Bowling Green State University and the University of Pittsburgh. She has written over 20 mystery and science fiction novels including the Marian Larch series.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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