Re: RARA-AVIS: RE: Richard Prather

From: Bob Toomey (
Date: 20 Mar 2000

Bill Crider wrote:
> I wish I could
> remember the title of the Prather book that finds Shell Scott in the nudist
> colony. A classic.

It's STRIP FOR MURDER (1955), a fun book. It marks Prather's transition from writer of fairly standard hardboiled p.i. stories to the screwball stuff that made him one of the most enjoyable authors of the fifties.


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