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Blanche on the lam

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In the first of the Blanche White mystery series, the witty and determined Blanche finds herself unexpectedly embroiled in a case of hidden family secrets, untold riches and suspicious deaths.
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full_title blanche on the lam
author neely barbara
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auth_author2 Pitts, Lisa Rene.̌
author Neely, Barbara.
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display_description Blanche White is a plump, feisty, middle-aged African American housekeeper working for the genteel rich in North Carolina. But when an employer stiffs her, and her checks bounce, she goes on the lam, hiding out as a maid for a wealthy family at their summer home. That plan goes awry when there's a murder and Blanche becomes the prime suspect. So she's forced to use her savvy, her sharp wit, and her old-girl network of domestic workers to discover the truth and save her own skin. Along the way, she lays bare the quirks of southern society with humor, irony, and a biting commentary that makes her one of the most memorable and original characters ever to appear in mystery fiction.
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publishDate 1992, 2017
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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, African American women -- North Carolina -- Fiction, Large type books, Mystery fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction, White, Blanche (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- North Carolina -- Fiction, Women household employees -- Fiction
title_display Blanche on the lam
title_full Blanche on the lam / Barbara Neely, Blanche on the lam [electronic resource] / Barbara Neely
title_short Blanche on the lam
topic_facet African American women, Large type books, White, Blanche (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Women household employees