By Franklin W. Dixon
At the excessive twine of international affairs, one slip may end up in disaster!
The Hardys and good friend Callie Shaw are off to Washington, D.C. Callie ultimately has the opportunity to satisfy her Parisian pen buddy, Madeleine Berot, whose mom and dad were assigned to the French embassy. but if Maddy is stuck shoplifting, Frank and Joe suspect that there's anything rotten within the country of French diplomacy.
Determined to unravel the Madeleine Berot secret, the Hardys locate themselves stuck in an online of overseas intrigue. They take of on a tingling chase in the course of the nation's capital, pursuing a gang of continental con artists. In a case of D.C. deceit, it's as much as Frank and Joe to nip the caper within the bud!
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Porfirio, “No Way Out,” 83–86. 18. Hazel E. Barnes, The Literature of Possibility: A Study in Humanistic Existentialism (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1959). 28 Steven M. Sanders 19. Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus, trans. Justin O’Brien (New York: Vintage Books, 1955), 90. 20. Thomas Nagel, “The Absurd” (1971), reprinted in Nagel’s Mortal Questions (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979), 23. 21. See the entry on Red Light by Bob Porfirio in Silver and Ward, Film Noir, 241. 22.
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