Hardy Boys 49: The Bombay Boomerang (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 1, 1970 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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User Review  - Daniel Rose - Goodreads

Over hearing a phone call that seems out wack from the Pentagon the Hardy boys over hear the words "Bombay Boomerang" sending them on a wild goose chase as usaul. Finding that there father has ... Read full review

Review: The Bombay Boomerang (The Hardy Boys #49)

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It is another Hardy Boys book, need I say more! Read full review

Contents

A Cry for Help
Mercury Mystery
The Hotel Caper
The Battered
The Missing Missile
X Marks L Marks
Desperate Dive
Hotel Hideout
Cemetery Search
Aboard the Indian Freighter
Down the Hatch
Sailor Suspect
Boomerang or Batarang? CHAPTER XVII Precious Wreck
Joe Leaves a Clue
The NerveGas Plot
Secret in the

A Bug on a Wire
The Disk Jockeys Dog CHAPTER XI Patter in Code

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About the author (1970)

Franklin W. Dixon Franklin W. Dixon is actually a pseudonym for any number of ghostwriters who have had the distinction of writing stories for the Hardy Boys series. The series was originally created by Edward Stratmeyer in 1926, the same mastermind of the Nancy Drew detective series, Tom Swift, the Rover Boys and other characters. While Stratmeyer created the outlines for the original series, it was Canadian writer Leslie McFarlane who breathed life to the stories and created the persona Franklin W. Dixon. McFarlane wrote for the series for over twenty years and is credited with success of the early collection of stories. As the series became more popular, it was pared down, the format changed and new ghostwriters added their own flavor to the stories. Part of the draw of the Hardy Boys is that as the authors changed, so to did the times and the story lines. While there is no one true author of the series, each ghostwriter can be given credit for enhancing the life of this series and never unveiling that there really is no Franklin W. Dixon.

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