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Author: David Gordon
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Harry Bloch is a struggling writer who pumps out pulpy serial novels, from vampire books to detective stories, under various pseudonyms. But his life begins to imitate his fiction when he agrees to ghostwrite the memoir of Darian Clay, New York City's infamous Photo Killer. Soon, three young women turn up dead, each one murdered in the Photo Killer's gruesome signature style, and Harry must play detective in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black humor
Fiction
Black humor (Literature)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Gordon
ISBN: 9781439158487 1439158487 9781439159774 1439159777
OCLC Number: 410220842
Awards: Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (First Novel) 2011
Description: 335 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Gordon.

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In this stylish literary page-turner, a writer is forced to play detective when a serial killer hires him to tell his story--and three women turn up dead.  Read more...

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"A tour de force debut." --Kirkus "An irreverent and funny twist on the classic whodunit--the kind of pulp-fiction mystery that made the careers of such writers as Jim Thompson, Raymond Chandler, and Read more...

 
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