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Catch as cat can, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Michael Gellatly

Label
Catch as cat can
Title
Catch as cat can
Statement of responsibility
Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Michael Gellatly
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spring fever comes to the small town of Crozet, Virginia. As the annual Dogwood Festival approaches, postmistress Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen feels her own mating instincts stir. As for tiger cat Mrs. Murphy, feline intuition tells her there’s more in the air than just pheromones. It begins with a case of stolen hubcaps and proceeds to the mysterious death of a dissolute young mechanic over a sobering cup of coffee. Then another death and a shooting lead to the discovery of a half-million crisp, clean dollar bills that look to be very dirty. Now Harry is on the trail of a cold-blooded murderer. Mrs. Murphy already knows who it is--and who’s next in line. She also knows that Harry, curious as a cat, does not have nine lives. And the one she does have is hanging by the thinnest of threads
Member of
Summary
The unsuspicious death of fast-living Roger O'Bannon at the Wrecker's Ball turns into a murder mystery when a second body is discovered, a situation that prompts "Harry" Haristeen and her feline sleuth, Mrs. Murphy, to find a connection between the two victims
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
066610
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
C44 2002b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gellatly, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Mrs. Murphy mysteries
Series volume
0010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murphy, Mrs. (Fictitious character)
  • Women postal service employees
  • Women detectives
  • Women cat owners
  • Cats
  • Haristeen, Harry (Fictitious character)
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
Catch as cat can, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Michael Gellatly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • "Thorndike Press large print basic series"--Verso
  • "A Mrs. Murphy mystery"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
461 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786240456
Lccn
2002-18036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrated
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm48920683
Label
Catch as cat can, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Michael Gellatly
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • "Thorndike Press large print basic series"--Verso
  • "A Mrs. Murphy mystery"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
461 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786240456
Lccn
2002-18036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrated
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm48920683

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