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The unexpected Mrs. Pollifax

by Dorothy Gilman

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Published by Fawcett Crest in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emily Pollifax (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dorothy Gilman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3557.I433 U53 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24981116M
    ISBN 100449208281
    ISBN 109780449208281
    OCLC/WorldCa12057195

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      “Mrs. Pollifax gives Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple a rival to reckon with.”—Toronto Star “What we are looking for—aside from the stolen Plutonium, Mrs. Pollifax—is evil in its purest form.” Mrs. Pollifax was leading a very full life: Garden Club, Brand: Random House Publishing Group. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Book): Gilman, Dorothy: A widowed matron decides to pursue her lifelong desire to be a spy, finds herself useful to the CIA, and successfully completes an assignment which takes her from New Jersey to Mexico City to Albania.

    MEET MRS. POLLIFAX Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown, married children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. So, naturally, she became a CIA agent. THE UNEXPECTED MRS. POLLIFAXAuthor: Dorothy Gilman. She began writing as Dorothy Gilman for her first Mrs. Pollifax book. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax () was the first in what would be a book series. The heroine, the eccentric Emily Pollifax, is a ish, bored, garden-clubbing grandmother, and : Dorothy Edith Gilman, J , New .


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Pollifax. When I picked up The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax, I was expecting a story about another Miss Marple, with the difference being in that Miss Marple was a detective of sorts and Mrs. Pollifax was a spy.

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Directed by Anthony Pullen Shaw. With Angela Lansbury, Thomas Ian Griffith, Ed Bishop, Paul Birchard. When her doctor recommends that a widow pursue her unfulfilled life ambitions, he doesn't realize that she has always wanted to be a spy. Sending a letter to her Representative gets her an interview with the C.I.A.

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One of the most popular books of the Mrs. Pollifax series written by Dorothy Gilman is entitled ‘Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief’.

It was released by Ballantine Books intwo years after its original release in The main characters described in the book include Mrs. Pollifax and John Sebastian Farrell. Like most people my first introduction to the writing of Mrs. Gilman was “The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax”. I didn’t start reading her until the late ’s but I was hooked after reading just the one book.

This book inspired me Read More. Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist whisks the gray-haired agent into a perilous web of intrigue that spreads across the drifting sands of the volatile Middle East.

An old CIA friend, Farrell, must collect an inflammatory manuscript smuggled out of Iraq into Jordan. Farrell has a simple request for Emily—provide cover during his trip to Jordan by posing as his fun-loving elderly cousin.

The New York Times Book Review Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown, married children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country.

So, naturally, she became a CIA agent. She takes on a “job” in Mexico City. Dorothy Gilman debuted her Mrs. Pollifax character in in The Unexpected Mrs.

Pollifax. The series lasted 14 novels and concluded with the book Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled. Below is a list of Dorothy Gilman’s Mrs. Pollifax novels in order of when they were originally released (which is the same as their chronological order).

Directed by Leslie H. Martinson. With Rosalind Russell, Darren McGavin, Nehemiah Persoff, Harold Gould. Mrs. Emily Pollifax of New Jersey goes to the CIA to volunteer for spy duty, being in her own opinion, expendable now that the children are grown and she's widowed.

And being just what the department needed (someone who looks and acts /10(). Mrs Emily Pollifax is a practical yet imaginative white-haired NJ widow with unusual hats and a brown belt in karate who volunteers for the CIA, answering to agents Carstairs and Bishop, around the world.

Simple always becomes dangerous and hilarious. Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, When Emily Pollifax answers the phone that Author: Dorothy Gilman.

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Mrs. Pollifax. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax is the first installment in this remarkable series authored by Dorothy Gilman. Within this delightful novel, the author introduces the reader to Mrs. Emily Pollifax, who is in her old golden years.

Being of this age, Mrs. Pollifax sought to find meaning in her life. In “The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax” (), the first novel in what would be a book series, Mrs. Gilman introduces Emily Pollifax, a ish New Jersey widow bored by the compulsory round of. Mrs Pollifax and the Second Thief by Dorothy Gilman Audiobook - Duration: The Unexpected Mrs.

Pollifax () - Duration:. The Unexpected Mrs Pollifax / The Amazing Mrs Pollifax / The Elusive Mrs Pollifax. Dorothy Gilman $ Kaleidoscope. Dorothy Gilman $ - $ A Palm for Mrs Pollifax, Mrs Pollifax on Safari, Mrs Pollifax on the China Station.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Book): Gilman, Dorothy: A widowed matron decides to pursue her lifelong desire to be a spy, finds herself useful to the CIA, and successfully completes an assignment which takes her from New Jersey to Mexico City to Albania.

POLLIFAX, by Dorothy Gilman, in this sample recording of an audio book espionage mystery thriller. Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown children.