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The Giant Rat of Sumatra
House name Franklin W. Dixon
Publication information
Publisher Minstrel Books[1]
Producer Mega-Books of New York[1]
Publication date April 1997[1]
Media type Paperback
ISBN ISBN 0671000551
Series The Hardy Boys
Preceded by Lost in Gator Swamp
Followed by The Secret of Skeleton Reef


The Giant Rat of Sumatra is the 143rd book in The Hardy Boys series. It was first published in April 1997 by Minstrel Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster).

Plot summary

Publisher's summary: When a hot new musical production comes to town, Frank and Joe become involved in an investigation to stop someone who is creating dangerous accidents to close the curtains permanently.[2]


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