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The case of the missing books : a mobile library mystery

The case of the missing books : a mobile library mystery

Author: Ian Sansom
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2006 ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
Israel Armstrong arrives in Ireland with the promise of an exciting new job; but when he discovers that the 15,000-plus books in his mobile library have disappeared, he sets out to find the thief.

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Humorous fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Sansom
ISBN: 9780060822507 0060822503 9780007206995 0007206992
OCLC Number: 77516774
Description: 336 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Ian Sansom.


Introducing Israel Armstrong, one of literature's most unlikely detectives in the first of a series of novels from the author of the critically acclaimed Ring Road.  Read more...


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Quirky & Candid Adventures in Tumdrum

by dkcummins (WorldCat user published 2007-10-02) Very Good Permalink
Ian Sansom's first installment in the "Mobile Library Mystery" series, "The Case of the Missing Books," sets up what promises to be an entertaining and colorful ride through the character-filled small towns in Northern Ireland's Tumdrum District and the librarian, Israel Armstrong, that was recruited...
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