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Brown, Rita Mae

Overview
Works: 746 works in 3,558 publications in 5 languages and 162,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biographies  Christmas stories  Autobiographies  Detective and mystery stories, American  Bildungsromans  Christmas fiction  Domestic fiction  Lesbian fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor, Commentator, Creator, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, con
Classifications: PS3552.R698, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Rita Mae Brown
 
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Sour puss by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

40 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In small-town Crozet, Virginia, Harry Haristeen is kindling her romance with veterinarian Fair when their bliss is threatened by the murder of Professor Vincent Forland, a world-renowned grape and fungal expert visiting local vineyards
Cat's eyewitness by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful town of Crozet, Virginia, is turned upside down by a statue of the Virgin Mary that begins to cry tears of real blood, as Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her sleuthing pets search for the truth about a local unsolved mystery
The tail of the tip-off by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 2,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a well-liked local builder dies of poisoning during a local basketball game in Crozet, Virginia, Harry Haristeen and her coterie of animals sift through a discouraging number of suspects as they search for the killer
A nose for justice : a novel by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Jeep Reed's Wings Ranch near Reno, Jeep, her great-niece, former Wall Street banker Magdalene "Mags" Rogers, and their two dogs King and Baxter investigate a pump company employee's disappearance, along with an environmentalist's shooting "suicide" and the identity of a really cold corpse
Cat of the century : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

41 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using animal cunning and human canniness, Harry Harristeen and her menagerie of mystery solvers must sniff out the answers behind the disappearance of alumni association board member Mariah D'Angelo. Mariah's car is on campus, and Tucker has found human blood near the school's stables
Rubyfruit jungle by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

121 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born a bastard, Molly Bolt is adopted by a dirt-poor Southern couple who want something better for their daughter. Molly plays doctor with the boys, beats up Leroy the tub and loses her virginity to her girlfriend in sixth grade. As she grows to realize she's different, Molly decides not to apologize for that. In no time she mesmerizes the head cheerleader of Ft. Lauderdale High and captivates a gorgeous bourbon-guzzling heiress. But the world is not tolerant. Booted out of college for moral turpitude, an unrepentant, penniless Molly takes New York by storm, sending not a few female hearts aflutter with her startling beauty, crackling wit and fierce determination to become the greatest filmmaker that ever lived.-Back cover
The purrfect murder by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In small-town Crozet, Virginia, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her feline sleuthing partners, Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, investigate when her friend, local architect Tazio Chappers, becomes the prime suspect in the killing of his most difficult client, Mrs. Carla Paulson
Hiss of death : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

36 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before the 5K Run for Breast Cancer Awareness, Harry and her pets find the corpse of well-liked OR nurse Paula Benton, one of the event's organizers, who appears to have died of anaphylactic shock from a hornet's sting. But was it murder?
Whisker of evil by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With rabies on the rise and a new post office threatening her position, Harry Haristeen and her trio of feline detective friends find themselves in even more trouble when they start snooping around an irresistible mystery
Santa clawed by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry and her husband, Fair, have gone to fetch a Christmas tree at the tree farm run by The Brothers of Love, a semimonastic organization that tends to AIDS patients, when they find the tree they've chosen grimly decorated with a dead body. Can Harry, the sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and corgi Tee Tucker save the season from a killjoy who's decided to gift the festive little town of Crozet, Virginia, with murder?
The big cat nap : the 20th anniversary Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a series of inexplicable car accidents are attributed to driver error, Harry Harristeen knows that something is amiss. Together with her intrepid team of feline, canine, and equine helpers, she begins to investigate, giving readers another charming, nail-biting Mrs. Murphy mystery"--
Puss 'n cahoots : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling to the Saddlebred show in Shelbyville, Kentucky, Harry and Fair Haristeen stumble into the midst of a crime wave when their hosts are robbed on the day they arrive, a valuable mare is stolen, and a groom is found murdered
Murder, she meowed by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annual steeplechase at Montpelier, the high point in the social calendar of the horse set in Virginia, is disturbed by the stabbing of two jockeys, each with a playing card attached to his body. Sleuth Mrs. Murphy and her cat investigate, wondering whether the motive was greed, drugs or sex
Murder on the prowl by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Virginia newspaper runs an obituary on the headmaster of a girls' school, only to discover he is alive. But a few days later he is murdered. Postmistress Mary Minor Haristeen goes to work, her sleuthing cat in tow
The litter of the law : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an autumn scenic drive in rural Crozet, Virginia, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and husband Fair discover the body of a murdered accountant lying in a cornfield. Rooting out the guilty murderer in the treacherous center of a lucrative conspiracy requires Harry's farmer's wisdom--along with the quick wits and extraordinary senses of Sneaky Pie, Pewter, and Tucker
Catch as cat can by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feline sleuth Mrs. Murphy and her furry felines investigate two deaths as their hometown prepares for its annual springtime festival
Tail Gait : a Mrs. Murphy Mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's nothing like a tail well-told. Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with an all-new mystery featuring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, crime-solving cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and ever-faithful Tee Tucker the corgi"--
Nine lives to die : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and German and held by 2,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A busy holiday season for Harry, her husband, and her posse of pet detectives is interrupted by dark secrets from the community's past involving a cold case and a twenty-five-year-old love triangle
Tall tail : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

30 editions published between 2016 and 2022 in English and German and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Returning to Virginia's post-revolutionary history and to characters introduced in Tail Gait, the story follows the Garth sisters and their husbands, neighbors to a brutal slaveholder whose murder at the hands of one of his slaves is neither unexpected nor unwarranted, especially when the impetus was an attack on that slave's wife. The sisters manage to smuggle the fugitive to safety in York, Pennsylvania, while ensuring that the circumstances underlying the entire ordeal stay long buried. Until now. Harry and her animal companions come closer to drawing a link between the past and the present. And in this centuries-spanning caper, they will discover that hiding who you really are may have mortal consequences ... As the questions surrounding"--
Pawing through the past by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions are running high around tiny Crozet, Virginia, among the Class of 1980, as plans get under way for the upcoming twentieth high school reunion. Then the divinely handsome Charlie Ashcraft, the class womanizer, turns up dead with a bullet between his eyes."--Jacket
 
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Cat's eyewitnessThe tail of the tip-offA nose for justice : a novelCat of the century : a Mrs. Murphy mysteryRubyfruit jungleThe purrfect murderHiss of death : a Mrs. Murphy mysteryWhisker of evil
Alternative Names
Brown, Rita M. 1944-

Brown, Sneaky Pie.

Mae Brown, Rita 1944-

Rita Mae Brown americká spisovatelka

Rita Mae Brown Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster

Rita Mae Brown Amerikalı yazar, senarist ve aktivist

Rita Mae Brown auteur de romans, poèmes, scénarii et d'essais

Rita Mae Brown escritora estadounidense

Rita Mae Brown novelë

Rita Mae Brown Novelist, poet, screenwriter, activist

Rita Mae Brown scrittrice, poetessa e sceneggiatrice statunitense

Rita Mae Brown US-amerikanische Krimi-Schriftstellerin

Rita Maja Braun

Rita Mej Braun

Sneaky Pie Brown.

Рита Мей Браун

Рита Меј Браун

Рита Мэй Браун

Ріта Мей Браун

ריטה מיי בראון סופרת ומשוררת אמריקאית

ريتا ماى براون

ريتا ماي براون كاتبة أمريكية

ریتا مای براون فیلمنامه‌نویس و شاعر آمریکایی

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Languages
English (700)

German (47)

Italian (4)

Korean (2)

Dutch (1)