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A nose for justice : a novel, Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro

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A nose for justice : a novel
Title
A nose for justice
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro
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Language
eng
Summary
With the ruins of her high-powered Wall Street job now far in the rearview mirror of her rented silver Camaro, thirty-two-year-old Mags Rogers arrives at her great-aunt Jeep's sprawling Wings Ranch to reassemble her life. In the passenger seat, with his suspicious nose to a cracked window, is Mags's beloved wirehaired dachshund, the urbane Baxter. Mags was named for her great-aunt, Magdalena - though everyone calls the spry octogenarian rancher Jeep. From piloting planes in World War II to discovering one of America's largest gold deposits, Jeep has enjoyed a lifetime jam-packed with love and adventure, and she's not done yet. At her side - to Baxter's low-down distress - is Jeep's loyal German Shepherd mix, King. The growlings are mutual: King sniffs that Baxter is a "fuzzy sausage." Meanwhile, someone pipe-bombs Red Rock Valley's pumping station, endangering the water supply near and far. Deputy Pete Meadows links the sabotage to a string of local murders, but he doesn't yet know if it's a corporate plot or twisted eco-terrorism. He's also called out to Wings Ranch when human bones are dug up in Jeep's barn; the dead man's ring identifies him as an elite Russian military officer from the late 1800s, apparently knifed to death. In her search to find out whodunit, Mags uncovers fascinating history about Jeep's ranch, including an intriguing connection to Buffalo Bill. Mags and Pete have mysteries to solve, among them why they are so drawn to each other. Baxter and King team up when it comes time to protect their humans. And all the while, Jeep Reed, the sassiest wit in the West, has a bold plan for Red Rock Valley in which they all will play a part
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Title
A nose for justice
Creator
Summary
On Jeep Reed's Wings Ranch near Reno, Jeep, her great-niece, former Wall Street banker Magdalene "Mags" Rogers, and their two dogs King and Baxter investigate a pump company employee's disappearance, along with an environmentalist's shooting "suicide" and the identity of a really cold corpse
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355785
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R698
LC item number
N67 2010b
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Mags and Baxter mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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Rita Mae Brown
A nose for justice : a novel, Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro
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A nose for justice : a novel, Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
457 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410430922
Isbn Type
(lg. prt. hc.)
Lccn
2010033310
Note
cat54
Other physical details
ill.
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  • ocn644689384
  • (OCoLC)644689384
  • 970092

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
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