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The Short-Wave Mystery

Volume #24 in the Hardy Boys Canon (1-58) series

Original edition (1945)

  • Ghostwriter: Leslie McFarlane
  • Summary: An investigation into stolen radio parts leads the boys to northern Canada, where they locate a group of missing scientists.

Revised edition (1966)

  • Revision type: Completely rewritten; some plot elements are retained, but the new story involves industrial espionage and taxidermy. (More about revisions.)
  • Ghostwriter: Priscilla Baker-Carr, David Grambs

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