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Old Sleuth's Freaky Female Detectives
(from the Dime Novels)
Garyn G. Roberts, Gary Hoppenstand and Ray B. Browne

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This collection provides a concentrated sampling of "freaky" females from several of the more popular series: the Old Sleuth serials. An introduction to the volume discusses the history of dime novels, provides an examination of freaky female detective novels, and discusses the leveling out of freakiness in normality.

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Cover of "The Great Bond Robbery" - a dead man is lying on a porch while the female detective looks on

LC: 89-085966 PS
118 pp.   8 1/2 x 11

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