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text Pistols and petticoats : 175 years of lady detectives in fact and fiction

Summary
"A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years In 1910 Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and k... Read more
Contents

Detecting women -- Sleuths in skirts -- Sisterhood behind bars -- Spinster sleuth -- The first policewomen -- Girl detectives -- Breaking through the ranks -- Hard-boiled heroes -- From mothers to crime fighters -- Women detectives today.

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238 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Beacon Press 2016

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TADL-WOOD 363 JAN in Adult Non-fiction Available

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