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Neon noir : contemporary American crime fiction

Author: Woody Haut
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Neon Noir, the follow-up to Woody Haut's highly regarded Pulp Culture, brings the story of American crime fiction and the related films up to date. From the Kennedy assassination to the Vietnam War and Watergate, through Reaganomics to Irangate and Whitewater, Neon Noir is a roller-coaster ride through the American nightmare." "Haut investigates the dark side of America through the work of writers such as James  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haut, Woody, 1945-
Neon noir.
London : Serpent's Tail, 1999
(OCoLC)607118817
Online version:
Haut, Woody, 1945-
Neon noir.
London : Serpent's Tail, 1999
(OCoLC)632142682
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Woody Haut
ISBN: 1852425474 9781852425470
OCLC Number: 41144250
Notes: "A paperback original"--Back cover.
Description: 276 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Skip-tracing the Culture --
2. From Pulp to Neon --
3. Total Crime --
4. Figures in the Mirror --
5. Extremists in Pursuit of Vice --
6. From Mean Streets to Dream Streets --
7. Turning Out the Lights.
Responsibility: Woody Haut.

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Woody Haut investigates the dark side of America through the work of crime writers such as James Ellory, Elmore Leonard, Walter Mosely, James Lee Burke, Lawrence Block, James Sallis, Charles  Read more...

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?Razor-sharp dissections of American Crime Fiction by the author of the acclaimed Pulp Culture? BBM ?An invaluable book on an ever-fascinating subject? Time Out ?Neon Noir is essential for anyone Read more...

 
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