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Crookston Public Library M BOW (Text) 33500013636048 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0312313004
  • ISBN: 9780312313005
  • ISBN: 0312989040
  • ISBN: 9780312989040
  • ISBN: 9781250060501
  • ISBN: 1250060508
  • Physical Description: 322 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2003.

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Meeting resistance in her efforts to become a private detective in 1901 New York City, Molly Murphy works to track down the wayward daughter of an aristocratic family and goes undercover in the garment business to expose industrial espionage.
1901, New York City. Molly Murphy is determined to be a private detective, she's finding many places where women are not welcome, something that's as frustrating to her fiery Irish pride as it is to her rapidly emptying pocketbook. Two opportunities pop up: An aristocratic family in Dublin fears their daughter has fled to the New World with her unsavory boyfriend, and they hire Molly to track them down and send the young woman back home. And she's asked to go undercover as a piece worker in the garment business and investigate a potential case of industrial espionage. -- adapted from back cover
Author Notes

Rhys Bowen won the Agatha Award for Best Novel for the first Molly Murphy mystery, Murphy's Law, and was a finalist for the second, Death of Riley. Also the author of the Evan Evans mystery series, she lives in California.

Subject: Murphy, Molly (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women private investigators > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Irish American women > Fiction.
Women immigrants > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Clothing trade > Fiction.
New York (N.Y) > Fiction.
Clothing trade.
Irish American women.
Missing persons.
Murphy, Molly (Fictitious character)
Women immigrants.
Women private investigators.
New York (State) > New York.
Genre: Detective and mystery stories.
Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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