206pp , ABOUT THE AUTHOR :: Frances Crane (27 October 1890-6 noviembre 1981) was a mystery author who introduced private investigator Pat Abbott and his future wife Jean in his first novel , The Turquoise Shop ( 1941). The Abbotts crimes investigated in a total of 26 volumes , each with a color in the título.Crane (nee Kirkwood ) was born in Lawrenceville , Illinois and came from a wealthy and well educated family ; most of their male relatives were doctors, and Aunt Nancy could have earned a master's degree , very unusual for a woman of that time. Some biographies erroneously list his birth year 1896. Her husband was wealthy advertising executive Ned Crane, and throughout their marriage Frances regularly publishes articles in The New Yorker , where he became known for his dry sense of sophisticated humor. Had a long stay in Germany in the late 1930s , but his liberal views and openness soon put him at odds with the rising tide of Nazism ; that once was reprimanded after browsing your nose in a speech of Hitler is being emitted by loudspeakers , and on another occasion tried to convince staff antisemitic restaurant she was Jewish ( his family were , in fact , a descendant of Scottish Presbyterians ) . She was expelled from Germany following the arrest of his love of Jewish keys and the son of the woman , allegedly for ' crimes against the state , and Frances furious subsequent articles denouncing the Nazi regime. After leaving Nazi Germany , having it been recently divorced and faced with mounting bills his only daughter, Nancy , college Frances began formulating detective stories , realizing that his old fiction - gentle satires English culture - were going out of fashion among modern American readers, who were now supporting the British in World War II . Nancy herself was a sculptor and also wrote articles of their own in the late 1940s ; She was married to the pulp magazine writer Norberto Davis until his suicide , possibly as a result of his cancer diagnosis, an
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