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Rita Mae Brown was born in Hanover, Pennsylvania, on November 28, 1944. She received an associate's degree from Broward Junior College in 1965, a B.A. in English and classics from New York University in 1968, a Cinematography Degree from the School of the Visual Arts in 1968, and a Ph.D. in English and political science from the Institute for Policy Studies in 1976. She was the writer-in-residence at the Women's Writing Center of Cazenovi College and a visiting instructor teaching fiction writing at the University of Virginia. After publishing two books of poetry, she published her first novel, Rubyfruit Jungle, in 1973. Her works include The Hand that Cradles the Rock, Sudden Death, Venus Envy, Loose Lips, and Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser. She writes the Mrs. Murphy Mystery series and Foxhunting Mysteries series. She also writes screenplays and teleplays including Sweet Surrender, Room to Move, Table Dancing, and The Long Hot Summer. Her work on TV earned several Emmy nominations and she received the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Variety Show in 1982 for I Love Liberty. (Bowker Author Biography) Rita Mae Brown is the author of many novels, including "Outfoxed" & "Loose Lips". She & her collaborator, Sneaky Pie Brown, have written eight previous Mrs. Murphy mysteries, most recently "Pawing Through the Past". (Publisher Provided)
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Rubyfruit Jungle 2,918 copies, 50 reviews
Wish You Were Here 1,070 copies, 27 reviews
Rest in Pieces 791 copies, 12 reviews
Six of One 766 copies, 14 reviews
Murder, She Meowed 762 copies, 5 reviews
Murder at Monticello 749 copies, 9 reviews
Venus Envy 730 copies, 7 reviews
Pawing Through the Past 728 copies, 3 reviews
Pay Dirt 718 copies, 3 reviews
Claws and Effect 688 copies, 5 reviews
Sour Puss 680 copies, 15 reviews
Catch as Cat Can 667 copies, 6 reviews
Murder on the Prowl 665 copies, 3 reviews
Cat on the Scent 659 copies, 5 reviews
Whisker of Evil 642 copies, 10 reviews
Cat's Eyewitness 640 copies, 8 reviews
The Tail of the Tip-Off 617 copies, 8 reviews
Puss 'n Cahoots 533 copies, 15 reviews
Bingo 533 copies, 6 reviews
Southern Discomfort 506 copies, 7 reviews
The Purrfect Murder 464 copies, 12 reviews
Santa Clawed 433 copies, 9 reviews
Starting from Scratch 411 copies, 5 reviews
Outfoxed 410 copies, 5 reviews
High Hearts 377 copies, 3 reviews
Sudden Death 362 copies, 3 reviews
Cat of the Century 357 copies, 14 reviews
In Her Day 342 copies, 2 reviews
Riding Shotgun 296 copies, 3 reviews
Hotspur 286 copies, 2 reviews
Alma Mater 284 copies, 4 reviews
Hiss of Death 283 copies, 8 reviews
Dolley 265 copies, 2 reviews
The Big Cat Nap 253 copies, 19 reviews
The Litter of the Law 250 copies, 40 reviews
A Nose for Justice 249 copies, 6 reviews
Full Cry 238 copies, 2 reviews
The Hunt Ball 235 copies, 2 reviews
Loose Lips 230 copies, 1 review
Nine Lives to Die 210 copies, 28 reviews
Tail Gait 188 copies, 30 reviews
Tall Tail 182 copies, 30 reviews
The Hounds and the Fury 180 copies, 7 reviews
The Tell-Tale Horse 174 copies, 4 reviews
Hounded to Death 170 copies, 5 reviews
A Hiss Before Dying 148 copies, 23 reviews
I'd Kill for That: A Serial Novel by 13 authors (Contributor) 131 copies, 1 review
Sneaky Pie for President 129 copies, 5 reviews
Murder Unleashed 121 copies, 3 reviews
Probable Claws 117 copies, 18 reviews
Fox Tracks 109 copies, 3 reviews
The Sand Castle 108 copies, 5 reviews
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie 103 copies, 23 reviews
Whiskers in the Dark 86 copies, 7 reviews
Poems 84 copies, 1 review
Crazy Like a Fox 81 copies, 21 reviews
Cakewalk 77 copies, 15 reviews
Homeward Hound 56 copies, 22 reviews
Furmidable Foes 54 copies, 3 reviews
Scarlet Fever 35 copies, 2 reviews
Claws for Alarm 35 copies, 1 review
Out of Hounds 26 copies, 2 reviews
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