The Resource An officer and a lady, and other stories, Rex Stout, (electronic resource)

An officer and a lady, and other stories, Rex Stout, (electronic resource)

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An officer and a lady, and other stories
Title
An officer and a lady, and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Rex Stout
Title variation
Officer and a lady
Creator
Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of early stories from the man who created Nero Wolfe Bill Farden is an experienced burglar. He gains entry to the house without effort, and his ears tell him the inhabitants are asleep. He pockets the silver and moves to the kitchen, to fill his stomach with strawberry shortcake. When the cook tiptoes downstairs, Bill disables her with chloroform. Upstairs, he ties the man of the house to his bedframe. In the next room he finds a little girl, and is touched by her helplessness until she pulls a gun on him. The nine-year-old is Major Wentworth, of the Girls' Military Auxiliary, and the revolver is as long as her arm. In these early stories, a young Rex Stout showed the talent for comic action that would make the Nero Wolfe novels enduring classics. In Stout's world, there is no thug more dangerous than a determined little girl
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1886-1975
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Stout, Rex
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Detective and mystery stories, American
Target audience
adult
Label
An officer and a lady, and other stories, Rex Stout, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551851
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453257128
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551851
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An officer and a lady, and other stories, Rex Stout, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551851
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453257128
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551851
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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