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The Irish Beauty Contract (Joe Gall Mystery #5)

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It is to New Granada that Gall is sent to report on the actions of a Mike Bonner, an international salesman in arms and explosives. The rebels of New Granada need arms and the government of Cuba seem anxious to provide them. The question arises whether Bonner is the go-between.
Mass Market Paperback, T2628
Published 1972 by Fawcett (first published 1966)
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A power packed 127 pages written with the brevity and impact of a 350 page novel. After the ponderous Philo Vance novel this book was a breath of fresh air. Atlee manages to do what Philo Vances's author did not, write a concise and engaging story that makes the reader feel satisfied at the end.

Atlee crams more into a paragraph than most writers could hope to do. I'm sure if Iam Fleming read Atlee, he wished he could write his sparse and shaky Bond books as well. Though this appears to be a sho
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Pseudonym for James Atlee Phillips

Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Mr. Atlee's first book was written in the mid-30s, an expose about the local country club members. An avid flyer, he was a member of the Flying Tigers before WWII. He joined the Marines after Pearl Harbor. From 47 to 54, he ran Amphibian Airways in Burma probably for the CIA and it is from this experience that his first Joe Gall book, Pa
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