The Father Hunt
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Story Information:
First Composed: 1967
First Published: 1968
Location: New York City & upstate New York
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Victim #1: Elinor Denovo (on NYC83rd St.)
Murderer: Floyd Vance
Motive: Angry that she ruined his business
Weapon: Car (over body)
Client: Amy Denovo
Fee: $50,000 from Cyrus Jarrett
Retainer:$20,000 from Amy Denovo (returned)

Story Synopsis:
      Nero Wolfe reluctantly takes a bizarre case of father hunting and makes a desperate hypothesis that exposes a murderer. A rich old geezer thumbs his nose twice at Archie Goodwin before he knuckles under to Wolfe's threats of exposure. During the investigation, Inspector Cramer and Sgt. Stebbins barge into the greenhouse and begin ransacking the office; an irate Wolfe orders Stebbins from the brownstone. Hard-working Archie finds himself in a delicate situation when Lily Rowen eyes the client as a potential threat to their relationship.
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