A children's TV show becomes a blackmail target when obscene outtakes fall into the hands of some bad guys. Good guy private eye Pete Ingalls is called in to investigate, only to become entangled in a murder, and discover the liberating potential of puppets. What else did you expect from an author who wrote for humor rags like National Lampoon and Spy?
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Ellis Weiner was an editor of National Lampoon and a columnist for Spy. He has written humor pieces for The New Yorker, Paris Review, New York Times Magazine, Air & Space, and Modern Humorist. He is the author of The Joy of Worry (illustrated by Roz Chast), Decade of the Year, Letters From Cicely, and The Northern Exposure Cookbook, and is the co-author with Sydney Biddle Barrows of Mayflower Manners.
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Book Description NAL, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Pete Ingalls--"the Pee Wee Herman of Philip Marlowes" ("New York Daily News)--is back in the new mystery by "Spy and "National Lampoon alumnus Ellis Weiner, author of "Drop Dead, My Lovely. This time Pete's up to his baby blues inside the gritty world of children's television--and now he must foil a blackmail and solve a murder, or at least figure out who's the tough guy tailing him. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0451213963
Book Description NAL Hardcover, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 288 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0451213963