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Murder in the Catskills

Norman J. Van Valkenburgh

Murder in the Catskills

a murder and a mystery--with a bit of history

by Norman J. Van Valkenburgh

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Published by Purple Mountain Press in Fleischmanns, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Eastman, Ward (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNorman J. Van Valkenburgh.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3572.A5445 M86 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination109 p. :
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1736796M
      ISBN 100935796371
      LC Control Number92041885
      OCLC/WorldCa27034689

        The best general-purpose history of the region, still, is “The Catskills: From Wilderness to Woodstock” (), by Alf Evers, a prolific children’s book author and local historian (Evers’s. An absolutely wild novel set in the tiny upstate town of Batavia (where author John Gardner spent his life), The Sunlight Dialogues consists of the community’s reaction to the mysterious “Sunlight Man,” who is charged with having graffitied the word LOVE across traffic lanes and winds up suspected of murder.

      The Catskill Mountains, also known as the Catskills, are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains, located in southeastern New a cultural and geographic region, the Catskills are generally defined as those areas close to or within the borders of the Catskill Park, a ,acre (2, km 2) forest preserve forever protected from many forms of development under . Buy Ill Met by Murder: A Shakespeare in the Catskills Mystery Reprint by Duncan, Elizabeth J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

      When Charlotte Fairfax, costume designer for the Catskill Shakespeare Theater Company, discovers a body murdered the night before their wealthy benefactor's daughter's wedding, she decides she must investigate in Ill Met by Murder, the second in Elizabeth J. Duncan's charming and . Redemption Street by Reed Farrel Coleman My Review I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It had a "comfy" feel to it, like the narrator was a friend. The retired detective (Moe) turned wine-store owner in the 's New York City takes his first P.I. case, not because someone asks him to do it; but because someone offers him money to not take it/5(73).


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