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The ethnic detectives : masterpieces of mystery fiction

Author: Bill Pronzini; Martin Harry Greenberg
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edition
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17 short stories featuring as detectives, Pakistanis, American Indians, Blacks, Gypsies, Chinese, Mexicans, Chicano's, et al.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Pronzini; Martin Harry Greenberg
ISBN: 0396085458 9780396085454 0396084729 9780396084723
OCLC Number: 11316874
Description: xiii, 360 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / [Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg] --
Judge Dee, the Chinese detective: The coffins of the Emperor / Robert van Gulik --
David Return, the Native American detective ("Tsichah"): A star for a warrior / Manly Wade Wellman --
Dr. Jan Czissar, the Czechoslovakian detective: The case of the emerald sky / Eric Ambler --
Jo Gar, the Filipino detective: The black sampan / Raoul Whitfield --
"Mom," the Jewish detective: Mom makes a wish / James Yaffe --
Inspector Ganesh Ghote, the Indian detective: Inspector Ghote and the test match / H.R.F. Keating --
Inspector Maigret, the French detective: The most obstinate man in Paris / Georges Simenon --
Sergeant Vincente Lopez, the Mexican detective: The hair of the widow / Robert Somerlott --
Poleon Baptiste, the Métis detective: White water / W. Ryerson Johnson --
Inspector Saito, the Japanese detective: Inspector Saito's small satori / Janwillem van de Wetering --
Virgil Tibbs, the Black detective: One for Virgil Tibbs / John Ball --
Michael Vlado, the Gypsy detective: The luck of a gypsy / Edward D. Hoch --
Commissaire Alexandre Tama, the Tahitian detective: Goldfish / Hayford Peirce --
Corporal Jim Chee, the Native American detective (Navajo): The witch, Yazzie, and the nine of clubs / Tony Hillerman --
Mahboob Ahmed Chaudri, the Pakistani/Bahrainian detective: The beer drinkers / Josh Pachter --
Elena Oliverez, the Chicana detective: The Sanchez sacraments / Marcia Muller --
The 87th Precinct, the ethnic detectives: "J" / Ed McBain.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg.

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17 short stories featuring as detectives, Pakistanis, American Indians, Blacks, Gypsies, Chinese, Mexicans, Chicano's, et al.

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