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Nate Heller is once again right in the middle of famous crimes,
This review is from: Triple Play: A Nathan Heller Casebook (Paperback)
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Program (What's this?)Nathan Heller is the Forrest Gump of private investigators. If there was major crime from the 1930s to the 1960s, he was involved. All of his cases have been chronicled in novels, from the Lindberg baby kidnapping to Marylin Monroe's suicide/murder. In this collection of one novella and two short stories, Heller is involved in some minor cases, including the Lipstick Killer of the late 1940s. The second is based on true events, the murder of beatnik poet Maxwell Bodenheim. This story is good because of the appearance of Marilyn Monroe. The final story involves the death of midget Eddie Gadeal, the famous midget that Bill Veeck sent to bat in the 1950s.
These stories are entertaining, but not really worth buying. They are all reprints, so nothing original hear. Still, it is nice to have the stories available that would be next to impossible to find otherwise.