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By Kinky Friedman

ISBN-10: 0970238320

ISBN-13: 9780970238320

Book Details:

ISBN: 0970238320
EAN: 9780970238320
ASIN: 0970238320
Publisher: Vandam Pr Inc
Publication Date: 2000-08-01
Number of Pages: 183
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

Originally showing in "The Kinky Friedman Crime Club", now released as a unmarried quantity, this can be the 3rd Kinky Friedman secret. A purloined pussycat from Madison sq. Gardens' cat express is a tip-off to a path of murders, drug jewelry and gang wars that in basic terms Kinky Friedman can follow.

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Author Name: Kinky Friedman (Born: 1944/11/01)

Author Description: Richard S. "Kinky" Friedman is an American singer, songwriter, novelist, slapstick comedian, flesh presser and previous columnist for Texas per 30 days who kinds himself within the mould of renowned American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. He used to be one in all self sustaining applicants within the 2006 election for the workplace of Governor of Texas. Receiving 12.6% of the vote, Friedman put fourth within the six-person race.

Friedman was once born in Chicago to Jewish mom and dad, Dr. S. Thomas Friedman and his spouse Minnie (Samet) Friedman. The relations moved to a ranch in imperative Texas many years later. Friedman had an early curiosity in either track and chess, and was once selected at age 7 as one in every of 50 neighborhood avid gamers to problem U.S. grandmaster Samuel Reshevsky to simultaneous fits in Houston. Reshevsky received all 50 fits, yet Friedman was once by means of some distance the youngest competitor.

Friedman graduated from Austin highschool in Austin, Texas in 1962 and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the college of Texas at Austin in 1966, majoring in Psychology. He took half within the Plan II Honors application and used to be a member of the Tau Delta Phi fraternity. in the course of his freshman 12 months, Chinga Chavin gave Friedman the nickname "Kinky" as a result of his curly hair.

Friedman served years within the usa Peace Corps, instructing on Borneo in Malaysia with John Gross. in the course of his provider within the Peace Corps, he met destiny Texas Jewboy highway supervisor Dylan Ferrero, with whom he nonetheless works this day. Friedman lives at Echo Hill Ranch, his family's summer time camp close to Kerrville, Texas. He based Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch, additionally situated close to Kerrville, whose venture is to take care of stray, abused and getting older animals; greater than 1,000 canines were stored from animal euthanasia.

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By Neal Stephenson

Zodiac, the bright moment novel from the recent York instances bestselling writer of the The Baroque Cycle and Snow Crash, is now on hand from Grove Press. Meet Sangamon Taylor, a brand new Age Sam Spade who activities a rainy go well with rather than a trench coat and prefers Jolt from the can to Scotch at the rocks. He is aware approximately chemical sludge the best way he is familiar with approximately evil—all too in detail. And the poisonous path he follows ends up in a few excessive and foul locations. earlier than lengthy Taylor’s home is bombed, his each flow undefined, he’s followed via reservation Indians, strikes onto the FBI’s so much sought after checklist, makes up along with his female friend, and performs a starring position within the near-assassination of a presidential candidate. ultimate the case simply by his burnout roommate, his tofu-eating comrades, 3 significant networks, and a number unconventional weaponry, Sangamon Taylor pulls off the main startling caper in Boston Harbor because the Tea social gathering.

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By Lucky Stevens

ISBN-10: 1626527644

ISBN-13: 9781626527645

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By Mark Brandon Read

ISBN-10: 0646065432

ISBN-13: 9780646065434

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By Brad Meltzer

ISBN-10: 1455512346

ISBN-13: 9781455512348

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By Stephen Wilson

ISBN-10: 0521522641

ISBN-13: 9780521522649

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By Paul R. Kavieff

ISBN-10: 1569804966

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By Tom Philbin

ISBN-10: 1402213859

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By Henning Mankell, Laurie Thompson

ISBN-10: 0307472841

ISBN-13: 9780307472847

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By Derek Miller

ISBN-10: 0547934882

ISBN-13: 9780547934884

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