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December 2000


A Little Bit Of Trivia

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Grand Pré In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "Evangeline," in what villable did Evangeline and Gabriel live?

Father Brown G.K. Chesterton is best known as the author of stories about what detective?

Mary Roberts Rinehart What woman who covered criminal trials and World War I for magazines was the first American mystery writer to put a novel on the bestseller list?

Lilian Jackson Braun "The Cat Who Could Read Backwards" was what author's first novel featuring Koko, Yum Yum, and Jim Qwilleran?

Travis McGee What private detective lives on a houseboat named "The Busted Flush?"

Thornfield Hall In the book, "Jane Eyre," what was the name of the hall where Jane took the position of governess in Mr. Rochester's employ?

Mathematics Gary Soneji, the kidnapper in "Along Came A Spider," is a teacher of what subject at a private school?

Gage What was the name of Dr. Louis Creed's son who was killed in "Pet Sematary?"

The Just-So Stories Rudyard Kipling's "Cat That Walked By Himself" was part of what collection of stories published in 1902?

Old Major In "Animal Farm," what is the name of the prize pig who tells of his dream in the barn?

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