The Doorbell Rang - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Saul Panzer takes Wolfe to Lewis Hewitt's, leaving Archie to the task of finding Frank Odell. Archie doesn't want to give the FBI any hint that he's looking for Odell, since it's important that the FBI is convinced Wolfe things one of the FBI agents killed Morris Althaus. He uses the phone at his garage to call Lon Cohen and find out Odell's address and work. Archie ditches the FBI agents who are following him and goes to the real estate office where Odell is working.

Archie asks Odell about Morris Althaus, pretending to be investigating a side-issue. Odell says he only met Althaus twice. Archie discovers that Odell worked for Bruner Realty before he was jailed, Mrs. Bruner's company. Mrs. Bruner even met with him and helped pay his attorney's fees. Morris Althaus was also at the meeting. Archie is certain it...

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