Wartime food shortages leave Wolfe desperate for red meat in his meals, so when notorious criminal Dazy Perrit, the so-called King of the Black Market, wants to hire Wolfe, the detective accepts a case he would have turned down under normal circumstances. Perrit's real daughter is an altruistic medical student studying medicine at Columbia and doesn't know who her father is. As a diversion in order to protect her from his enemies, Perrit hires a petty criminal to pose as his daughter, but she has been blackmailing him. When both the bogus daughter and Perrit are murdered, suspicion falls on Archie. Written by
Gabe Taverney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Originally published as part of Rex Stout's "Trouble in Triplicate" collection. See more
During the drive-by, when Archie returns fire, he clearly fires four times, but only three shots are heard. See more
That afternoon I had all of Nero wolfe that I could stand. I wasn't blaming him. We were two months into the great meat shortage. The boys overseas needed the rations, and there was nothing left for the loyal homefront. But to Nero Wolfe a meal without meat is an insult.
Version of Poka ya ne umer
Hit And Run
Written by Ralph Dollimore
Performed by Ralph Dollimore
Administered by APM (Associated Production Music)
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