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    Murdering Americans (Baroness Jack Troutbeck)
    Murdering Americans (Baroness Jack Troutbeck)
    Being a member of the House of Lords and Mistress of St Martha's College in Cambridge might seem enough to keep anyone busy, but Baroness (Jack) Troutbeck likes new challenges. When a combination of weddings, work, and spookery deprives her of five of her closest allies, Jack leaps at an invitation to become a Distinguished Visiting Professor on an American campus. With her head full of romantic fantasies inspired by 1950s Holly - wood, and accompanied by Horace, her loquacious and disconcerting parrot, this intellectually - rigorous right - winger sets off from England blissfully unaware that academia in the United States is dominated by knee - jerk liberalism, contempt for Western civilization, and the institutionalisation of a form of insane political - correctness. Will the bonne viveuse Baroness Troutbeck be able to cope with the culinary and vinous desert that is New Paddington, Indiana? Can this insensitive and tactless human battering - ram defeat the thought - police who run Freeman State University like a gulag? Does she believe the late Provost was murdered? If so, what should she do about it? And will she manage to persuade Robert Amiss - who describes himself bitterly as Watson to her Holmes and Goodwin to her Nero Wolfe - to abandon his honey - moon and fly to her side?
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    Book Author
    Ruth Dudley Edwards
    Genre Comedy & Humour , Crime & Thrillers , Fiction
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459656239
    Publisher
    Poisoned Pen Press
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    04-Jan-2013

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