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Irish Alibi

Irish Alibi( )
Author: McInerny, Ralph
Series title:Roger and Philip Knight Mysteries Set at the Univ. of Notre Dame Ser.
ISBN:978-0-312-36457-1
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Minotaur Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

With the Fighting Irish set to square off against Georgia Tech, Roger Knight, the rotund professor of Catholic studies, and his brother Philip, a semi-retired P.I., know that Notre Dame fans will be out in force. The faithful swear that on game day the entire campus comes alive to cheer on the football team, and they don't have to look any further than Touchdown Jesus or Fair Catch Corby, a statue of a Civil War chaplain who seems to be signaling another pass completion, for...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.39 x 9 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:0.775 Pounds
Author Biography
McInerny, Ralph (Author)
Ralph McInerny was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 24, 1929. He served in the Marine Corps in the late 1940s. He received a bachelor's degree from St. Paul Seminary in 1951, a master's degree from the University of Minnesota in 1952 and a doctorate in philosophy from Laval University in Quebec in 1954. He was a member of the University of Notre Dame faculty from 1955 until 2009. He gained international renown as a scholar, author and lecturer who specialized in the works of St. Thomas Aquinas. During his academic career, he was the Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies and director of the Jacques Maritain Center at the University of Notre Dame. He is founder and publisher of Catholic Dossier magazine and co-founder of Crisis magazine.

His philosophical works include Aquinas on Human Action, The Question of Christian Ethics, and Aquinas and Analogy. His novels include the Father Dowling Mystery series, an Andrew Broom Mystery series, and the Sister Mary Teresa Mystery series. He also wrote under the pseudonyms of Harry Austin, Matthew FitzRalph, Ernan Mackey, Edward Mackin, and Monica Quill. He died on January 29, 2010 at the age of 80.

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