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Title:
McNally's alibi
Author:
Lardo, Vincent.
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Edition:
[Large print edition].
Publication Information:
Waterville, Me. : Wheeler Pub., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
352 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781587243448
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

When Decimus Fortesque, the millionaire collector of wives and rare manuscripts, hires Archy McNally to locate the Holy Grail of missing tomes - the complete text of Truman Capote's Answered Prayers - Palm Beach's premier P.I. uncovers nothing but scandal. Luscious Claudia Lester claims to have had the manuscript but declares that her lover, Matthew Harrigan, ran off with it; a lover scorned, Harrigan says Claudia is lying and Rodney Whitehead, a shady antiques dealer, maintains that neither is to be believed. When the supposed owner of the manuscript meets with misadventure in a sleazy motel, and Archy awakens with a baseball-sized bump on the head, there is no end to the finger-pointing.


Author Notes

Author Vincent Lardo has written numerous novels including China House, The Hampton Affair, and the Hampton Connection. He also published a play entitled All About Steve. After the death of author Lawrence Sanders, he continued the Archy McNally Mystery series.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Library Journal Review

The parentage is complex, but the plot should please fans. McNally runs up against a lot of brick walls as he searches for the complete text of Truman Capote's Unanswered Prayers at the behest of a millionaire collector. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.