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Manhattan noir 2 : the classics

Author: Lawrence Block
Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, ©2008.
Series: Akashic noir series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004. Each book is comprised of all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. Here, Lawrence Block explores the historic literary roots of this dark island. --Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Block
ISBN: 9781933354576 1933354577
OCLC Number: 216936974
Description: 273 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Mrs. Manstey's view / Edith Wharton --
A poker game / Stephen Crane --
The furnished room / O. Henry --
Spanish blood / Langston Hughes --
Sailor off the Bremen / Irwin Shaw --
My aunt from Twelfth Street / Jerome Weidman --
Johnny One-eye / Damon Runyon --
The last spin / Evan Hunter --
New York Blues / Cornell Woolrich --
The raven / Edgar Allan Poe --
Selections from Chelsea rooming house / Horace Gregory --
Selections from The McSorley poems / Geoffrey Bartholomew --
The Luger is a 9mm automatic handgun with a parabellum action / Jerrold Mundis --
The interceptor / Barry N. Malzberg --
Crowded lives / Clark Howard --
Young Isaac / Jerome Charyn --
Love in the lean years / Donald E. Westlake --
A Manhattan romance / Joyce Carol Oates --
In for a penny / Lawrence Block --
Two over easy / Susan Isaacs.
Series Title: Akashic noir series
Other Titles: Manhattan noir two : the classics
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence Block.

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Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004. Each book is comprised of all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. Here, Lawrence Block explores the historic literary roots of this dark island. --Publisher.

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