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Cat of the Century

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Mary Minor Harry Haristeen s beloved, tart-tongued neighbor Aunt Tally is about to turn the big 1-0-0, and the alumnae association of Tally s alma mater is throwing a big fund-raising bash in her honor. The plan is to celebrate Tally s centennial and recoup some much-needed school revenue lost in the cratered economy, but when a killer blizzard bears down and a board member goes missing, it falls to Harry and her menagerie of mystery solvers to track down the truth behind what is rapidly becoming a perfect storm of embezzlement, political corruption, and the kind of long-smoldering enmity that can explode into murder. Does the key lie in a forty-year-old unsolved death? If so, Harry and her four-legged friends better find it or even at a hundred years old Aunt Tally may outlive them all."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 299 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 28mm | 158.76g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations, frontispiece
  • 0553591606
  • 9780553591606
  • 172,335

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As feline collaborators go, you couldn t ask for better than Sneaky Pie Brown. The New York Times Book Review Reading a Mrs. Murphy mystery is like eating a potato chip. You always go back for more. . . . A deserving bestselling series. The Midwest Book Review [Rita Mae Brown s] animals are as witty as ever. Kirkus Reviews"show more

About Rita Mae Brown

Rita Mae Brownis the bestselling author of the Sneaky Pie Brown series; the Sister Jane series;A Nose for JusticeandMurder Unleashed; Rubyfruit Jungle; In Her Day;andSix of One, as well as several other novels. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, Brown lives in Afton, Virginia. Sneaky Pie Brown, a tiger cat born somewhere in Albemarle County, Virginia, was discovered by Rita Mae Brown at her local SPCA. They have collaborated on numerous Mrs. Murphy mysteries in addition toSneaky Pie s Cookbook for Mystery LoversandSneaky Pie for President."show more

Review Text

"As feline collaborators go, you couldn't ask for better than Sneaky Pie Brown."- The New York Times Book Review "Reading a Mrs. Murphy mystery is like eating a potato chip. You always go back for more. . . . A deserving bestselling series."- The Midwest Book Review "[Rita Mae Brown's] animals are as witty as ever."- Kirkus Reviewsshow more

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1,460 ratings
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2 11% (159)
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