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Keene, Carolyn
The portrait in the sand / by Carolyn Keene
New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1943
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jPN.Keen4D3 v.12 1943    AVAILABLE
Bravender Gift Bookplate
Subject(s) Detective and mystery stories
Dana Girls (Fictitious characters) -- Juvenile fiction
Adventure stories -- Juvenile fiction
Women detectives -- Juvenile fiction
Intelligence service -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 216 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
NOTE Donated by Patricia Bravender
Note Illustrated lining papers
Summary The Danas' pottery teacher, Miss Warren, asks Jean and Louise to help her find her missing fiance, F.B.I agent Richard Henley. The girls and Miss Warren stay with her aunt and uncle, the Pattons, while they work on the mystery. The Pattons fear that Henley has drowned, since his boat has washed up on shore. The Danas find few clues but wonder if the strange hermit, Ham Gert knows anything about Henley. Gert refuses to talk except to warn the girls away from the cliff and the beach. The girls become suspicious of Gert and wonder about the strange cries they hear coming from the top of the cliff. When the girls investigate, the cliff is deserted. The mystery proves difficult to solve, especially when Lettie Briggs appears on the scene and thwarts the Danas' investigation. How the Danas discover what happened to Richard Henley and help the government will thrill the reader from start to finish
Series Keene, Carolyn. Dana girls mystery stories ; 12

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