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Dead as a Dodo (Signed First Edition)

Jane Langton

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ISBN 10: 0670862215 / ISBN 13: 9780670862214
Published by Viking, 1996
New Condition: New Hardcover
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NY: Viking, 1996. First edition. First printing. Hardcover. New/New. . Pristine, unread copy. Signed by author on front endpaper and dated by her in month of publication, September 1996. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket protector. Shipped in well padded box. Smoke-free. Defect-free. You cannot find a better copy. Bookseller Inventory # jill276

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Title: Dead as a Dodo (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition.

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As a visiting professor at Oxford University, Homer Kelly expects a wonderful stay in England, but when the night watchman at Oxford's museum is murdered, Homer finds himself embroiled in a web of scholarship and deceit. 25,000 first printing.

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Eccentric Harvard philosophy professor Homer Kelly and his sharp wife Mary are like a literary Nick and Nora Charles of The Thin Man fame. Jane Langston has put the frumpy professor through a series of whimsical mysteries for 30 years now, but this is the most original and fanciful. Combining hard-edged crime suspense with philosophical meanderings, a meditation on Darwinism, intellectual curiousity, Alice in Wonderland-styled zaniness, and a playful prose style, Dead as Dodo is joyful reading.

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