A Family Affair: Nero Wolfe Series, Book 46
Published only a month before Rex Stouts death, this case is regarded as one of the author's truest. When Nero Wolfe's favorite waiter is murdered in an explosion just feet from him, the detective takes it as a personal affront and waives his trademark fee. As Wolfe and his sidekick Archie track down the culprit, a second murder is committed and Wolfe realizes that this case is a family affair.
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|Grouping Title||family affair|
|Grouping Author||stout rex|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-01-17 23:03:37PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-01-17 23:53:05PM|
|author||Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.|
|available_at_catalog||Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids|
|detailed_location_catalog||Edmondson Pike - Adult Audiobook|
What could make Nero Wolfe so determined to solve a crime that he would be willing to work entirely without fee or client? What would it take to put him, for the first time, at a loss for words? What would make him so angry about at case that he would refuse to speak to the police, even if he has to spend fifty-one hours in jail as a result? Never before in the Nero Wolfe books has Rex Stout shown us the extremes to which the greatest detective in the world can be pushed, but never before has a bomb blown up in the old brownstone on West 35th Street, murdering someone right under Wolfe's nose.
When in October 1974 Pierre Ducos, one of Wolfe's favorite waiters at Rusterman's, Wolfe's favorite restaurant, dies just down the hall from Archie's Bedroom, Wolfe is understandably eager to find the perpetrator, but when that murder somehow becomes connected with tape recorders, Washington lawyers, and maybe even a conspiracy to obstruct justice, his fury becomes so intense that even Archie is puzzled. Not only is this a great chapter in the Nero Wolfe legend; A Family Affair is a splendid mystery novel that should capture many new fans and will delight (and amaze) the long-standing admirers of Wolfe and Archie.
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|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, eBook|
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|itype_catalog||, CD audio book|
|local_callnumber_catalog||CD AUDIO Fiction Stout|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000358590|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|BBC Audiobooks America,|p2000.|5 sound discs (5 hr., 26 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:5f6564b5-0d56-4da9-b03c-204826c625ae|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2011||
|series||Nero Wolfe mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Nero Wolfe mysteries|0046|
|subject_facet||Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, American, Private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Wolfe, Nero (Fictitious character) -- Fiction|
|title_display||A Family Affair|
|title_full||A Family Affair Nero Wolfe Series, Book 46, A family affair [sound recording] / Rex Stout|
|title_short||A Family Affair|
|title_sub||Nero Wolfe Series, Book 46|
|topic_facet||Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Mystery, Private investigators, Suspense, Thriller, Wolfe, Nero (Fictitious character)|