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The Case of the One-Penny Orange

(The second book in the Masao Masuto series)
A novel by

Detective Masuto investigates a string of strange Southern California crimes that lead all the way back to Nazi Germany

Returning from a funeral, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Briggs find their Beverly Hills mansion ransacked. As they wait for the police, they discover something unusual: Despite the chaos, nothing appears to be missing - a fact that greatly interests Beverly Hills police detective Masao Masuto. But the Zen detective only has a few minutes to ponder the strange break-in before a murder intervenes.

The victim is Ivan Gaycheck, a stamp dealer whom Masuto remembers for his stout frame and unplaceable accent. A .22-caliber bullet killed Gaycheck, but - just like the Briggs's home invasion - nothing in the shop has been disturbed. Suspecting a connection between the two crimes, Masuto dives into the case, uncovering a strange conspiracy that stretches back to the darkest days of World War II.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author's estate.

Used availability for E V Cunningham's The Case of the One-Penny Orange

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Hardback Editions

November 1981 : UK Hardback
Title: Case of the One-penny Orange (A New Portway large print book)
Author(s): E V Cunningham
ISBN: 0-85119-140-1 / 978-0-85119-140-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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1977 : USA Hardback
Title: The Case of the One Penny Orange
Author(s): E V Cunningham (Howard Fast)
ISBN: 0-03-021361-4 / 978-0-03-021361-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
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Paperback Editions

1977 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The case of the one-penny orange
Author(s): E V Cunningham
ISBN: 0-8161-3334-4 / 978-0-8161-3334-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.K. Hall
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December 1981 : USA Paperback
Title: The Case of the One-Penny Orange (A Masao Masuto Mystery)
Author(s): E V Cunningham
ISBN: 0-03-059858-3 / 978-0-03-059858-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co
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Audio Editions

November 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Case of the One-Penny Orange
Author(s): Howard Fast
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Case of the One-Penny Orange (The Masao Masuto Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): Howard Fast
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
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