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Homesick Buick, the (1950) [Short Story]
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The robbery of a smalltown Texan bank has federal investigators puzzled - until a local youth looks at the radio settings of a Buick used in the heist...

First published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September 1950. Also appears in:

  • Dolls are Murder, Lion (1957)
  • World-Famous Great Mystery Stories, Hart (1960)
  • The Best Crime Stories, Hamlyn (1977)
  • Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense, Doubleday (1988)
  • The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century, Houghton Mifflin (2000)

Original title: Homesick Buick, the
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesAmateur

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Dolls Are Murder (1957) [Anthology]
      Authors: Raymond Chandler , John D. MacDonald , Georges Simenon , Brett Halliday , Rex Stout , Ellery Queen , Bruno Fischer , George Harmon Coxe
     Best Crime Stories, the (1977) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Edgar Allan Poe , Agatha Christie , Roald Dahl , Arthur Conan Doyle , Dorothy L. Sayers , John Steinbeck , Dick Francis , Wilkie Collins , Dashiell Hammett , Avram Davidson , W. Somerset Maugham , John D. MacDonald , G. K. Chesterton , Helen Nielsen , Margery Allingham , Patricia McGerr , Celia Fremlin , Patrick Quentin , Michael Gilbert , P.D. James , Stanley Ellin , Julian Symons , Christianna Brand , Cornell Woolrich , W. W. Jacobs , Edgar Wallace , Charlotte Armstrong , Henry Holt , George Goodchild , Anthony Berkeley , James Hilton , Robert Arthur , Roy Vickers , Jay Wilson , Anthony Gilbert , Brian Cleeve , Eric Parr , Elizabeth Ferrars , Hugh Pentecost , Mary Kelly , Miles Tripp , John Garforth , Jane Aiken Hodge , James McClure , Ted Willis
     Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ruth Rendell , Stephen King , Agatha Christie , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Arthur Conan Doyle , Frederick Forsyth , Dorothy L. Sayers , Mark Twain , Lawrence Block , Dick Francis , Donald E. Westlake , Robert Bloch , Sue Grafton , Ross MacDonald , John D. MacDonald , Bill Pronzini , G. K. Chesterton , Eric Ambler , Linda Barnes , Antonia Fraser , Rex Stout , Edward D. Hoch , John Dickson Carr , Reginald Hill , Robert Barnard , Patricia Moyes , Simon Brett , Michael Gilbert , P.D. James , Stanley Ellin , Julian Symons , Ellery Queen , Erle Stanley Gardner , Cornell Woolrich , Ursula Curtiss , Charlotte Armstrong , Nedra Tyre , Lillian de la Torre
     Best American Mystery Stories of the Century, the (2000) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stephen King , William Faulkner , Shirley Jackson , John Steinbeck , Pearl S. Buck , Willa Cather , Harlan Ellison , Lawrence Block , Donald E. Westlake , Patricia Highsmith , Dashiell Hammett , Raymond Chandler , James M. Cain , Sue Grafton , Henry Slesar , Joyce Carol Oates , Ross MacDonald , John D. MacDonald , Joe Gores , Flannery O'Connor , O. Henry , Dennis Lehane , James Crumley , Sara Paretsky , Evan Hunter , Margaret Millar , Brendan DuBois , Robert L. Fish , Stanley Ellin , Jack Ritchie , Michael Malone , Ellery Queen , Damon Runyon , Susan Glaspell , Jacques Futrelle , Tom Franklin , Frederick Irving Anderson , Melville Davisson Post , Ring Lardner , Wilbur Daniel Steele , Ben Ray Redman , James Thurber , Cornell Woolrich , Harry Kemelman , Jerome Weidman , Stephen Greenleaf

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