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The Murder of a Bad Man

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Title:The Murder of a Bad Man
Footner, Hulbert   
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Murderer's Vanity (Amos Lee Mappin Mystery #5)
More Than Bread
Published:   1936
Publisher:Harper & Brothers
Tags:Canadiana, crime, fiction, mystery

A young Harvard Law School graduate, Jack Comerford, craves a bit of excitement, gets himself a job as an unofficial G-Man, and goes out after Mack Shenton, who prides himself on being called “the best known man on Broadway.” Jack’s job is to prove that Shenton is the man who is flooding the country with illegal liquor. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:198 Info

Author Bio for Footner, Hulbert

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Hulbert Footner (1879–1944) was a Canadian writer of non-fiction and detective fiction.

His most successful creation was the beautiful and brilliant Madame Rosika Storey and her plain assistant who explains the evolving solutions to her boss’ cases. His Madame Storey mysteries fit the flapping 1920s like the long lizard gloves that graced her arms and did well supporting his traveling family’s lifestyle. His Rosika Storey cases appeared in Argosy All-Story Weekly every year from 1922 through 1935.--Wikipedia.

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