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British compassion for the blacks is contrasted dramatically with the burning intolerance of the white American fellow-soldier. The alien sense of equality, followed by the innate fear of lynching, is here done with memorable horror.
Miss Minerva Winterslip, of an old Boston family, has lived in Hawaii for many years. Her nephew, John Quincy Winterslip, has been visiting Hawaii, hoping to persuade his aunt to return to Boston.
But a murder happens, and the nephew takes a leading role in the investigation. If anything, Biggers fought vigorously against the prejudices of his age. Private investigator Philip Marlowe gets involved in a heady set of intrigues involving a writer, alcohol, Mexico, and, of course, murder.
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An atomic war has happened, New York City "Babylon" has been completely destroyed, but parts of Florida have survived: Life for its residents has not actually returned to what might pass for normal, but not for any lack of trying!Operation Mercury - Airmen in the Battle of Crete, M.G.
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