The Resource Exeunt murderers : the best mystery stories of Anthony Boucher, Anthony Boucher, (electronic resource)

Exeunt murderers : the best mystery stories of Anthony Boucher, Anthony Boucher, (electronic resource)

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Exeunt murderers : the best mystery stories of Anthony Boucher
Title
Exeunt murderers
Title remainder
the best mystery stories of Anthony Boucher
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Boucher
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Language
eng
Summary
Anthony Boucher was a literary renaissance man: an Edgar Award-winning mystery reviewer, an esteemed editor of the Hugo Award-winning Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, a prolific scriptwriter of radio mystery programs, and an accomplished writer of mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. With a particular fondness for the locked room mystery, Boucher created such iconic sleuths as Los Angeles PI Fergus O'Breen, amateur sleuth Sister Ursula, and alcoholic ex-cop Nick Noble. This anthology features some of Boucher's most beloved characters as well as some less common-but equally fascinating-narrators. In part one, "An Ennead of Nobles," retired detective Nick Noble, who was asked to leave the force due to his problems with alcohol, is determined to redeem himself by solving the toughest cases. Part two, "Conundrums for the Cloister," features the wise and empathetic Sister Ursula, the daughter of a cop who once aspired to work in law and order until health issues caused her to rethink her life's direction and take up holy orders instead. But she still can't give up the habit of sleuthing. Part three, "Jeux de Meurtre," offers an assortment of nonseries mystery stories narrated by cops and amateurs detectives-and occasionally by the murderers themselves
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Midwest
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1911-1968
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Boucher, Anthony
Dewey number
813.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Exeunt murderers : the best mystery stories of Anthony Boucher, Anthony Boucher, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504057370
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12300457
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MWT12300457
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Exeunt murderers : the best mystery stories of Anthony Boucher, Anthony Boucher, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504057370
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12300457
Publisher number
MWT12300457
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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