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The naked detective

a novel

by Laurence Shames

  • 356 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Villard in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Key West (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Key West
    • Subjects:
    • Private investigators -- Florida -- Key West -- Fiction.,
    • Key West (Fla.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLaurence Shames.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.H328 N35 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50231M
      ISBN 10037550253X
      LC Control Number99054472


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"The Naked Detective" is a good summer read. The protagonist, Pete Armsterdam, is listed in the yellow pages as a private investigator, solely based on his accountant's advice so that he can write off his wine and music rooms as his "office."4/5(76).

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