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If Death Ever Slept

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ISBN-10: 0553762966

ISBN-13: 9780553762969

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rex Stout

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Murder lurks in the wings of the sprawling Fifth Avenue penthouse of multimillionaire Otis Jarrell, who has just retained the incomparable Nero Wolfe on a case of the utmost confidentiality. But even the master detective cannot prevent tragedy when it inevitably arrives wielding Jarrell's missing revolver. Soon a second victim meets his maker, and Wolfe must piece together the truth behind Jarrell's scandalously ill-behaved family. And for one member of that charmed circle--a two-time killer sleeping the fitful sleep of the guilty--it could prove a deadly awakening.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/2/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Author Rex Stout was born on December 1, 1886. A child prodigy with a gift for mathematics, Stout drifted as he became an adult, holding odd jobs in many places---cook, cabinetmaker, bellhop, hotel manager, salesman, bookkeeper, and even a guide in a pueblo. But his true talent lay in storytelling; he sold his first story, about William Howard Taft, in 1912. His most famous creation is Nero Wolfe, a 286-pound detective genius who, with sidekick Archie Goodwin, can often solve a case without leaving his room. It is the way in which the puzzle is solved that intrigues Nero Wolfe, who is much like Sherlock Holmes in his ability to use deductive reasoning. More than 60 million copies (in 24…