Fontana 3430, 192 pp. Slight edge wear and rubbing, a little light creasing to front cover, binding tight. An attractive copy.
"'Black and white marriages are like a red rag to a bull.' So says Negro civil rights worker Dunbar Whipple. But he never makes the altar - somebody permanently delays his white fiancee with a club, and Whipple is arrested. Enter Nero Wolfe.
"Between them, Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin interview a colorful clutch of suspects: and draw a blank. Wolfe goes into a brown study while Archie keeps up the hue and cry. Then the murderer strikes again, but Wolfe comes up with a piece of deduction that puts his police rivals in the shade and leaves them green with envy! "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall