The Resource Bargain with death: : a Pierre Chambrun mystery, Hugh Pentecost, (electronic resource)

Bargain with death: : a Pierre Chambrun mystery, Hugh Pentecost, (electronic resource)

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Bargain with death: : a Pierre Chambrun mystery
Title
Bargain with death:
Title remainder
a Pierre Chambrun mystery
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Pentecost
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Soon after the Beaumont is sold, its new owner is found dead in Suite 912 When crushing debts force the proprietor of the world-famous Beaumont Hotel to offload his prized possession to the ruthless tycoon J. W. Sassoon, hotel manager Pierre Chambrun and his staff brace for change. But the threat isn't J.W., it's his son, Johnny-baby-a cigar-puffing playboy whose bright ideas for "modernizing" one of Manhattan's most elegant destinations amount to nothing more than sleaze. When he suggests that the Spartan Bar's cigarette girls go topless, Chambrun quits, leaving the hapless wannabe to fend for himself. Chambrun retires to his penthouse to write his memoirs, waiting for the inevitable crisis to force his return. It comes in the form of a dead body, Johnny-baby's father, who is found in Suite 912 with a tap on his phone and a call girl's underwear on the floor. To save his hotel, Chambrun is happy to come out of retirement-and clean up Johnny-baby's mess
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1903-1989
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Pentecost, Hugh
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Chambrun, Pierre (Fictitious character)
  • French Americans
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Bargain with death: : a Pierre Chambrun mystery, Hugh Pentecost, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11568297
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multicolored
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MWT11568297
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11568297
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bargain with death: : a Pierre Chambrun mystery, Hugh Pentecost, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11568297
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11568297
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11568297
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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