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Dreaming of Babylon : a private eye novel, 1942

Author: Richard Brautigan
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is early 1942. You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Sam Spade is rumored to be in Istanbul. Philip Marlowe is up at Little Fawn Lake investigating the disappearance of Mrs. Derace Kingsley. Lew Archer is in the army. Who's left? Nobody but C. Card. You haven't heard of C. Card? That's all right. Nobody has. When you hire C. Card, you have scraped the bottom of the private eye barrel. But you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brautigan, Richard.
Dreaming of Babylon.
New York : Delacorte Press/S. Lawrence, ©1977
(OCoLC)557896238
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brautigan
ISBN: 0440021464 9780440021469
OCLC Number: 2964445
Description: xvi, 220 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Richard Brautigan.

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It is early 1942. You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Sam Spade is rumored to be in Istanbul. Philip Marlowe is up at Little Fawn Lake investigating the disappearance of Mrs. Derace Kingsley. Lew Archer is in the army. Who's left? Nobody but C. Card. You haven't heard of C. Card? That's all right. Nobody has. When you hire C. Card, you have scraped the bottom of the private eye barrel. But you won't be bored.

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