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Taking care of business : Cliff Hardy cases

Author: Peter Corris
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2004.
Series: Cliff Hardy cases.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Private investigator Cliff Hardy is no financial genius, but in this collection of hard-boiled detective stories he pursues white-collar criminals with the same doggedness he applies to his more downmarket villains. A conveniently placed telephone book advertisement leads Hardy to begin investigating white-collar crime in both big business and small. From keeping a watchful eye on a corporate whistleblower to taking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Named Person: Cliff Hardy, (Fictitious character); Cliff Hardy, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Corris
ISBN: 1741144191 9781741144192
OCLC Number: 84905301
Description: 231 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A gift horse --
Death threats --
Whatever it takes --
The pearl --
Solomon's solutions --
Cocktails for two --
Black Andy --
Globalisation --
Christmas shopping --
Insider --
Chop chop.
Series Title: Cliff Hardy cases.
Responsibility: Peter Corris.
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Presents a collection of stories featuring Australia's favourite PI, Cliff Hardy. Hardy's tasks are many and his clients are from all walks of life. He is minder for Thomas Whitney, whose company is  Read more...

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"'Hardy is a wonderful creation still, under Corris's magisterial narrative control, capable of those odd echoes and resonances, the elegiac interludes that characterise the best crime writing.' Read more...

 
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