Mickey Maux Muddles a Murder: And Solves Adler’S Problem

Xlibris Corporation
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Mickey Maux Muddles a Murder Mickey Maux is a wealthy retired scientist who invents things and takes on detective cases when theyre too hard for the police. He lives in Connecticut. On the way home from the store, he comes across a puzzling murder scene thats not at all what it appears to be. When the police get involved, it becomes a completely different murder case and an intriguing puzzle between four friends: some of whom lie sometimes, and some of whom tell the truth other times. The case goes into a completely new domain, and Mickey Maux solves it like no other detective canby framing the murderer.
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Dr. Philip Emma has a PhD in Electrical Engineering, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He recently retired as Chief Scientist from IBM TJ Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY. He holds over 200 patents, and has written parts of four books on technology, as well as over 300 articles. He has taught at several Universities, and is a well known lecturer in the area of Computer Architecture. He is currently working as an Expert Witness for patent litigation, and is a well-known columnist on the topic of patents and claims. As a youth, he worked as a sous-chef in several restaurants, and he also does work in the coffee and espresso-machine businesses.

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Xlibris Corporation
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Published on
May 16, 2017
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Pages
222
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ISBN
9781543422436
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
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