Green Grow the Dollars Author:Emma Lathen Emma Lathen - the Wall Street Agatha Christie — Emma Lathen is the nom de plume shared by Mary Jane Latsis, an economist, and Martha Henissart, a lawyer. "Emman Lathen is the most successful double act in detective fiction since Ellery Queen," wrote the Los Angeles Times. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch praised her most recent novel, Going for the Go... more »ld, saying: "This is what mystery fans seek but too seldom discover."
The authors met at Harvard where they were doing graduate work. Miss Henissart went on to practice law for twelve years, and Miss Latsis worked as an agricultural economist for the United Nations and United States government. Their first book written together, Banking on Death, was published in 1961. Green Grow the Dollars is the 19th novel by Emma Lathen.