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The distance : a novel

Author: Eddie Muller
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"It's 1948, an era when neswpapermen were stars and San Francisco sportswriter Billy Nichols is no exception. Known as Mr. Boxing throughout the city, he is the West Coast's answer to Damon Runyon an insider's insider who plucks and polishes his pearllike stories from the nonstop hustle of the city's nightclubs, gambling dens, and ringside seats. Billy is right where he wants to be, until he stumbles onto a shocking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eddie Muller
ISBN: 0743214439 9780743214438
OCLC Number: 47844470
Description: 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Eddie Muller.
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The demimonde of professional boxing resounds with echoes of film noir in this thrilling debut novel from an author renowned in both fields.  Read more...

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Ed Gorman author of the Sam McCain novels and editor of "Mystery Scene" Eddie Muller's first novel is as rich and enjoyable and masterful as his books about film noir. "The Distance" puts me in mind Read more...

 
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