Ex-detective Nick Charles plans to spend a quiet Christmas holed up in a hotel suite with his glamorous wife Nora, their pet Schnauzer and a case of good Scotch. But then a bullet-riddled corpse and a missing inventor (not to mention the attentions of a beautiful young woman) force him out of retirement and back into business. Trying to make sense of false leads, suspicious alibis and mistaken identities, Nick and Nora are thrown into a world of gangsters, hoodlums and speakeasies, where..
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This title is the winner of the Wolfson History Prize 2010 and the 2010 National Jewish Book Award for Biography. Ruth Harris writes beautifully and engagingly on a moment in..В корзину Описание