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The highly effective detective : a Teddy Ruzak novel

Author: Richard Yancey
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Inheriting a substantial fortune from his late mother, Teddy Ruzak quits his job as a night watchman to pursue his long-time dream of becoming a private eye, enlisting the help of his new secretary, Felicia, to solve his first case.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Yancey
ISBN: 0312347529 9780312347529
OCLC Number: 63473092
Description: 294 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Richard Yancey.
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Teddy Ruzak, a bumbling but determined detective, employs the help of his loyal secretary--formerly his favorite waitress at a diner--to unravel his first case, a hit-and-run of a family of geese.  Read more...

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"A spectacular start . . . highly entertaining. Ruzak, reminiscent at first of both "A Confederacy of Dunces"'s Ignatius J. Reilly and of Columbo, fast becomes his own uniquely realized character. Read more...

 
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