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Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s (Library of America)
Crime Novels American Noir of the 1950s - Library of America
Author: Robert Polito, Patricia Highsmith, charles Willeford, David Goodis, Chester Himes
This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1930s and 40s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing.  Evolving out of the terse and violent style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied, innovative, and profoundly influential body of work.  The five novels presented here are aut...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781883011499
ISBN-10: 1883011493
Publication Date: 9/1/1997
Pages: 892
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Publisher: Library of America
Book Type: Hardcover
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