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100 American Crime Writers

 

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100 American Crime Writers


Steven Powell (Editor)

 

Hardback

ISBN: 9780230525375

 

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100 American Crime Writers features discussion and analysis of the lives of crime writers and their key works, examining the developments in American crime writing from the Golden Age to hardboiled detective fiction. This study is essential to scholars and an ideal introduction to crime fiction for anyone who enjoys this fascinating genre.


100 American Crime Writers features discussion and analysis of the lives of crime writers and their key works, examining the developments in American crime writing from the Golden Age to hardboiled detective fiction. This study is essential to scholars and an ideal introduction to crime fiction for anyone who enjoys this fascinating genre.


 

ISBN 230525377
ISBN13 9780230525375
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Format Hardback
Publication date 07/08/2012
Pages 385
Weight (grammes) 615
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 216
Width (mm) 140

Acknowledgements 'Out of the Venetian Vase': From Golden Age to Hard-boiled 'After These Mean Streets': Crime Fiction and the Chandler Inheritance Megan Abbott Paul Auster W.T. Ballard Ann Bannon Robert Bloch Lawrence Block Leigh Brackett Gil Brewer Fredric Brown Howard Browne Edward Bunker James Lee Burke W.R. Burnett James M. Cain Paul Cain Truman Capote John Dickson Carr Vera Caspary Raymond Chandler Harlan Coben Max Allan Collins Richard Condon Michael Connelly Patricia Cornwell Robert Crais James Crumley Carroll John Daly Norbert Davis Mignon G. Eberhart James Ellroy Janet Evanovich William Faulkner Kenneth Fearing Rudolph Fisher Kinky Friedman Jacques Futrelle Erle Stanley Gardner William Campbell Gault David Goodis Sue Grafton Davis Grubb Frank Gruber Dashiell Hammett Thomas Harris Carl Hiaasen Patricia Highsmith George V. Higgins Tony Hillerman Chester Himes Dorothy B. Hughes Roy Huggins Day Keene Jonathan Kellerman C. Daly King Jonathan Latimer Dennis Lehane Elmore Leonard Ira Levin Elizabeth Linington Eleazar Lipsky John Lutz Ed McBain Horace McCoy William P. McGivern John D. MacDonald Ross Macdonald Dan J. Marlowe Margaret Millar Walter Mosley Marcia Muller Frederick Nebel Barbara Neely William F. Nolan Sara Paretsky Robert B. Parker George Pelecanos Edgar Allan Poe Melville Davisson Post Richard S. Prather Bill Pronzini Ellery Queen (aka Dannay and Lee) Arthur B. Reeve Mary Roberts Rinehart James Sallis George S. Schuyler Viola Brothers Shore Iceberg Slim Mickey Spillane Rex Stout Jim Thompson Ernest Tidyman Lawrence Treat S.S. Van Dine (Willard Huntington Wright) Joseph Wambaugh Carolyn Wells Donald E Westlake Raoul Whitfield Charles Willeford Charles Williams Cornell Woolrich Bibliography Index