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L.A. private eyes

Author: Dahlia Schweitzer
Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Quick takes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"L.A. Private Eyes examines the tradition of the private eye as it evolves in films, books, and television shows set in Los Angeles from the 1930s through the present day. It takes a closer look at narratives--both on screens and on the printed page--in which detectives travel the streets of Los Angeles, uncovering corruption, moral ambiguity and greed with the conviction of urban cowboys, while always ultimately  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dahlia Schweitzer
ISBN: 9780813596372 0813596378 9780813596365 081359636X
OCLC Number: 1047278213
Description: v, 184 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Los Angeles --
The detective story --
The detective --
The Black detective --
The lady dick --
The girl sleuth.
Series Title: Quick takes.
Other Titles: LA private eyes
Los Angeles private eyes
Responsibility: Dahlia Schweitzer.

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Examines the tradition of the private eye as it evolves in films, books, and television shows set in Los Angeles from the 1930s to the present. The book takes a closer look at narratives in which  Read more...

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