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A Ragged Plot
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A Ragged Plot (Margaret Binton #2)

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Margaret can barely contain her enthusiasm after she joins a group of delinquent teenagers to produce a community garden in the empty lot on 102nd Street. But when another volunteer is found dead in his apartment, Margaret realizes that she has been sowing seeds alongside a killer.
217 pages
Published (first published December 31st 1981)
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The heroine of this novel, Margaret Binton, is billed as an American Miss Marple, and the book does not disappoint. Margaret notices an empty lot in Manhattan being turned into a garden, and approaches Luiz, the man in charge of the work. She soon joins the elderly Puerto Rican man and his ragtag band of teenagers in planting the inner-city garden, and makes friends with Luiz as well. When Luiz is murdered, Margaret digs in an area of the garden he seemed concerned about, and finds a box of ...more
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