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The Brown Fox Mystery (1948)

When those two enthusiastic fishermen, Djuna and his friend Tommy, are offered a chance to spend the summer at fish-filled Silver Lake, as the guests of Miss Annie Ellery, they are overjoyed.
But great as the fishing proves to be, there is more in store: Silver Lake holds a mystery and the boys find themselves swept up in a series of exciting and dangerous adventures, involving an abandoned ice-house and two fires, as they help to solve it.


Samuel McCoy (1882-1964) wrote
The Brown Fox Mystery as well as 5 other Djuna stories. The Princeton University Library still has correspondence, notes, and selected manuscripts of McCoy (Class of 1905), ranging from his writings as an investigative reporter in the early 1900s to his later works as novelist, biographer, and children's author under the name of Ellery Queen, Jr. As investigative journalist McCoy won the Pulitzer Prize for the New York World in 1922 with his investigation of the Florida penal system.

The Brown Fox Mystery - full dustcover Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1948The Brown Fox Mystery - cover Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1948The Brown Fox Mystery - full dustcover Little, Brown and Co, Boston 1948The Brown Fox Mystery - hardcoverThe Brown Fox Mystery - cover with drawings by Richard Kennedy, published by Collins, 1951
The Brown Fox Mystery - coverThe Brown Fox Mystery - cover Berkley, 1968The Brown Fox Mystery - cover eBook publication, Open Road Media Teen & Tween, March 10, 2015The Brown Fox Mystery - cover audiobook Blackstone Audio, Inc., read by Traber Burns, September 1. 2015



Milo und der Fuchs - Kaft Duitse uitgave, Albert Müller Verlag, Zurich, 1964Milo und der Fuchs - cover German edition, Tosa Verlag, Vienna, 1972. Cover illustration by Franz Josef TrippMilo und der Fuchs - cover German editionIl Mistero Della Volpe Fulva  - cover Italian edition, Nr.13, 1957Duffy på farlig mark - cover Swedish edition, 1955The Brown Fox Mystery - Cover Japanese editionThe Brown Fox Mystery - cover Chinese edition, Jieli Publishing House, June 2015

The Brown Fox Mystery  Translations
Chinese: 棕狐狸之謎 
German: Milo und der Fuchs 
Italian: Il Mistero Della Volpe Fulva 
Japanese: 茶色い狐の秘密 (chairoi kitsune no himitsu)  
Swedish:
Duffy på farlig mark 

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