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A Figure in Hiding

Volume #16 in the Hardy Boys Canon (1-58) series

Original edition (1937)

  • Ghostwriter: Leslie McFarlane
  • Summary: The boys foil the "Eye Syndicate", a gang run by the phony eye surgeon Doc Grafton.

Revised edition (1965)

  • Revision type: Completely rewritten; some themes and characters from the original are adapted into the completely different plot, which involves a theft ring and a facility offering plastic surgery to criminals. (More about revisions.)
  • Ghostwriter: James Duncan Lawrence

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