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The Chinese parrot

Author: Earl Derr Biggers
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2013.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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When heiress Sally Jordan is forced to sell a valuable set of pearls, they are sold to the Wall Street financier P.J. Madden through a local jeweller named Alexander Eden. The pearls are to be delivered to Madden in New York by Charlie Chan and the jeweller's son, Bob. However, plans change and the pearls must be taken to Madden's ranch in the Californian desert. But there, mysteriously, a Chinese speaking parrot  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Large type books
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Earl Derr Biggers
ISBN: 9781444814958 1444814958
OCLC Number: 840600509
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 416 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Earl Derr Biggers.

Abstract:

When heiress Sally Jordan is forced to sell a valuable set of pearls, they are sold to the Wall Street financier P.J. Madden through a local jeweller named Alexander Eden. The pearls are to be delivered to Madden in New York by Charlie Chan and the jeweller's son, Bob. However, plans change and the pearls must be taken to Madden's ranch in the Californian desert. But there, mysteriously, a Chinese speaking parrot dies, followed closely by a member of the household. Chan goes undercover to investigate and solves a number of crimes ... whilst Bob Eden meets a beautiful young woman ...

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