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The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun

by Robert Kaplow
The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun

by Robert Kaplow

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Overview

America's most beloved writer, Lilian Jackson Braun, author of twenty-four Cat Who... mysteries is now the subject of a mystery herself. In this spoof by one of her most ardent admirers, her beheaded body has been discovered in the men's room of a gay bar in Lower Manhattan. The police are baffled, and so it is up to Braun's eccentric writer friend, James Q. (Qafka), and his Siamese cats Ying-Ton and Poon-Tang to solve the ghastly mystery. Q.'s quest leads him on a hilarious, ribald chase that's a cross between a story by Lenny Bruce and Dashiell Hammett. Before it's done we've encountered Pulitzer Prize-winning Philip Roth, a sex-starved suburban housewife, a mysterious Hollywood diary, Britney Spears, an ancient secret society, and two gifted cats whose trail of urine and hairballs leads Q. and his spunky undergraduate assistant to finally unravel the riddle of The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun.


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BN ID: 2940014648622
Publisher: PHOENIX BOOKS INC
Publication date: 04/01/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 213
Sales rank: 289,727
File size: 883 KB

About the Author

Robert Kaplow is a teacher and writer best known for the satirical songs and sketches he writes for NPRs "Morning Edition," where he created Moe Moskowitz and the Punsters. His award-winning young adult novels include "Alessandra in Love" and "Alex Icicle: A Romance in Ten Torrid Chapters."

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