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American noir : 11 classic crime novels of the 1930s, 40s, & 50s

Author: Robert Polito
Publisher: New York : Library of America, ©2012.
Series: Library of America, 94-95.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English
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A collection of classic stories exemplify the best of American noir fiction from the 1930s to the 1950s.
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Polito
ISBN: 9781598531534 1598531530 9781883011468 1883011469 9781883011499 1883011493
OCLC Number: 851576593
Notes: Issued in slipcase.
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Description: 2 v. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The postman always rings twice / James M. Cain --
They shoot horses, don't they? / Horace McCoy --
Thieves like us / Edward Anderson --
The big clock / Kenneth Fearing --
Nightmare alley / William Lindsay Gresham --
I married a dead man / Cornell Woolrich --
The killer inside me / Jim Thompson --
The talented Mr. Ripley / Patricia Highsmith --
Pick-up / Charles Willeford --
Down there / David Goodis --
The real cool killers / Chester Hines.
Series Title: Library of America, 94-95.
Responsibility: Robert Polito, editor.

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A collection of classic stories exemplify the best of American noir fiction from the 1930s to the 1950s.

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