Blanche on the lam

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Center Point Publishing,
Pub. Date:
2004, 1992.
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English
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Blanche White is a plump, feisty, middle-aged African American housekeeper working for the genteel rich in North Carolina. But when an employer stiffs her, and her checks bounce, she goes on the lam, hiding out as a maid for a wealthy family at their summer home. That plan goes awry when there's a murder and Blanche becomes the prime suspect. So she's forced to use her savvy, her sharp wit, and her old-girl network of domestic workers to discover the truth and save her own skin. Along the way, she lays bare the quirks of southern society with humor, irony, and a biting commentary that makes her one of the most memorable and original characters ever to appear in mystery fiction.
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158547469
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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, Large print books, Large type books, Mystery fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction, White, Blanche (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- North Carolina -- Fiction, Women household employees -- Fiction
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