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Clues and corpses : the detective fiction and mystery criticism of Todd Downing

Author: Curtis J Evans
Publisher: Greenville, Ohio : Coachwhip Publications, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Clues and Corpses investigates the life and genre writing of Oklahoma Choctaw detective novelist Todd Downing (1902-1974). Included in this volume are nearly 300 annotated mystery book reviews from the 1930s by Downing and Downing's essay "Murder is a Rather Serious Business" (1943), as well as analysis of Downing's own detective fiction, most of which is set in Mexico. A biography of Downing provides details on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Todd Downing; Todd Downing; Todd Downing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis J Evans
ISBN: 9781616461454 1616461454 9781616461645 1616461640
OCLC Number: 858549169
Description: 426 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Curtis Evans.

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"Clues and Corpses investigates the life and genre writing of Oklahoma Choctaw detective novelist Todd Downing (1902-1974). Included in this volume are nearly 300 annotated mystery book reviews from the 1930s by Downing and Downing's essay "Murder is a Rather Serious Business" (1943), as well as analysis of Downing's own detective fiction, most of which is set in Mexico. A biography of Downing provides details on his life at home and in academia."--Provided by publisher.

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