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A fatal glass of beer

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The acclaimed, award-winning Stuart M. Kaminsky gives W. C. Fields top billing in the 20th star-studded mystery featuring 1940s detective Toby Peters.W. C. Fields may be the funniest man in Hollywood, but he's no fool when it comes to money. His is stashed in small village banks across the country under assumed names -- until a clever thief steals his bank books and starts robbing him blind. To track down the devious urchin, Fields hires Toby Peters, private eye to the stars, to accompany him on a madcap race through America's one-horse towns. Soon the two learn that there's another desperado on their trail, who is not so interested in Fields' loot, but is very interested in seeing them both dead.
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display_description A huckster repeatedly robs a comedian, leading Toby on a cross-country chase The bank accounts are in the names of men like Otis J. Raisincluster, Quigley E. Sneersight, and Cormorant Beecham, but any comedy connoisseur knows that names that nonsensical could come only from the twisted brain of W. C. Fields. When toiling on the vaudeville circuit, the acid-tongued comic actor opened a new account in every town he played, adding up to a mountain of bankbooks and nearly a million dollars squirreled away in banks across the country. When a burglar makes off with a stack of the books, Fields hires private investigator Toby Peters to protect his nest egg. Toby's going on a road trip, and Fields wants to come along for the ride. As the trail winds through the nation's smallest towns, complications pop up in the form of the Amish, John Barrymore, and the Ku Klux Klan. If the thief doesn't kill Toby Peters, W. C. Fields's ceaseless shtick might.
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subject_facet Electronic books, Fields, W. C. -- (William Claude), -- 1880-1946 -- Fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Peters, Toby (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Theft -- Fiction
title_display A fatal glass of beer
title_full A fatal glass of beer / Stuart M. Kaminsky, A fatal glass of beer [electronic resource] / Stuart M. Kaminsky
title_short A fatal glass of beer
topic_facet Electronic books, Fields, W. C, Peters, Toby (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Theft