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The cat who could read backwards, Lilian Jackson Braun

Label
The cat who could read backwards
Title
The cat who could read backwards
Statement of responsibility
Lilian Jackson Braun
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former author and newspaper reporter, Jim Qwilleran, who has been taking lesser jobs and even been unemployed for a long time, is interviewing for a job at the Daily Fluxion city newspaper. Offered a starting job in the Feature Department, he is assigned the position of art writer. In desperate need of employment, he accepts and immediately is told to do a story about an artist, Cal Halapay, who was badly reviewed by the other Fluxion art critic, George Bonifield Mountclemens. Halapay has been furious with the Fluxion ever since and is trying to get even. As Qwilleran begins meeting artists in the city, he senses strange undercurrents among the so-called modern art set. After Qwilleran moves into an apartment downstairs of Mountclemens, he finds an ally in Koko, his landlord's Siamese cat. And when vandalized paintings, accidents, and murder occur, Qwilleran and Koko together solve the puzzle
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Summary
Former author and newspaper reporter, Jim Qwilleran, who has been taking lesser jobs and even been unemployed for a long time, is interviewing for a job at the Daily Fluxion city newspaper. Offered a starting job in the Feature Department, he is assigned the position of art writer. In desperate need of employment, he accepts and immediately is told to do a story about an artist, Cal Halapay, who was badly reviewed by the other Fluxion art critic, George Bonifield Mountclemens. Halapay has been furious with the Fluxion ever since and is trying to get even. As Qwilleran begins meeting artists in the city, he senses strange undercurrents among the so-called modern art set. After Qwilleran moves into an apartment downstairs of Mountclemens, he finds an ally in Koko, his landlord's Siamese cat. And when vandalized paintings, accidents, and murder occur, Qwilleran and Koko together solve the puzzle. (Description by: Lynn McCullagh) --
Theme
Pace
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
017032
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Braun, Lilian Jackson
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R354
LC item number
C335 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
810
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Cat who mysteries
Series volume
Book 1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qwilleran, Jim (Fictitious character)
  • Koko (Fictitious character)
  • Moose County (Imaginary place)
  • Siamese cat
  • Cat owners
  • Cats
  • City and town life
  • Journalists
  • Art critics
Target audience
adult
Label
The cat who could read backwards, Lilian Jackson Braun
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Series numeration from NoveList
  • This Putnam book contains the complete text of the original hardcover edition. -- TP verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13940321
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
G.P. Putnam's Sons edition.
Extent
216 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780399142864
Lccn
96043965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The cat who could read backwards, Lilian Jackson Braun
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Series numeration from NoveList
  • This Putnam book contains the complete text of the original hardcover edition. -- TP verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13940321
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
G.P. Putnam's Sons edition.
Extent
216 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780399142864
Lccn
96043965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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