1 edition of Pistols and petticoats found in the catalog.
Pistols and petticoats
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-225) and index.
|LC Classifications||HV8023 .J36 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||238 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates|
|Number of Pages||238|
|LC Control Number||2015035609|
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The concept behind “Pistols and Petticoats” is intriguing. The book itself brims with details about real and fictional female detectives. Unfortunately, it just does not live up to its promise. You should be aware of two major issues that make this book difficult to read.
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