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The handle : a Parker novel

Author: Richard Stark; Luc Sante
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Parker, the ruthless antihero of Richard Stark's eponymous mystery novels, is one of the most unforgettable characters in hardboiled noir. Lauded by critics for his taut realism, unapologetic amorality, and razor-sharp prose style--and adored by fans who turn each intoxicating page with increasing urgency--Stark is a master of crime writing, his books as influential as any in the genre. The University of Chicago  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stark, Richard.
Handle : A Parker Novel.
Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, ©2011
Named Person: Parker, (Fictitious character from Stark); Parker, (Fictitious character from Stark)
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Stark; Luc Sante
ISBN: 9780226772837 0226772837 128336283X 9781283362832
OCLC Number: 772845751
Description: 1 online resource (172 pages)
Responsibility: Richard Stark ; with a new foreword by Luc Sante.
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Parker, the ruthless antihero of Richard Stark's eponymous mystery novels, is one of the most unforgettable characters in hardboiled noir. Lauded by critics for his taut realism, unapologetic amorality, and razor-sharp prose style--and adored by fans who turn each intoxicating page with increasing urgency--Stark is a master of crime writing, his books as influential as any in the genre. The University of Chicago Press has embarked on a project to return the early volumes of this series to print for a new generation of readers to discover--and become addicted to. This season's offerings inc.

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