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Target Practice brings together for the first time the complete short fiction that Rex Stout wrote for the popular "All-Story Magazine", the famous journal which published the cream of his early writings. Including "Secrets", the first crime fiction Stout wrote, and "Justice Ends at Home", with a detective team foreshadowing Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, these 17 stories ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published December 14th 1997 by Carroll & Graf
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Shirley Worley
Engaging set of short stories written by Rex Stout. Enjoyable and quick reads, although to my disappointment none were about Nero and Archie. Particularly enjoyed Warner & Wife, Sanetomo, Justice Ends At Home, and An Officer and a Lady.
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Feb 16, 2015 S Dizzy rated it it was amazing
I loved all of these short stories, but my favorite is "An Officer and a Lady" because a nine year old bests a middle-aged man! This story is so fun! I laughed out loud several times.
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Aug 31, 2010 Ann rated it really liked it
It was a fun group of short stories...but I really like Rex Stout!
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Rex Todhunter Stout (December 1, 1886 – October 27, 1975) was an American crime writer, best known as the creator of the larger-than-life fictional detective Nero Wolfe, described by reviewer Will Cuppy as "that Falstaff of detectives." Wolfe's assistant Archie Goodwin recorded the cases of the detective genius from 1934 (Fer-de-Lance) to 1975 (A Family Affair).

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