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The Resource Crime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40s

Crime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40s

Label
Crime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40s
Title
Crime novels
Title remainder
American noir of the 1930s and 40s
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Polito
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first collection in a two-volume set celebrating American crime fiction contains classic novels of the 1930s and 1940s, including The Postman Always Rings Twice, Thieves Like Us, Nightmare Alley, The Big Clock, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, and I Married a Dead Man
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
000035
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-
  • 1892-1977
  • 1897-1955
  • 1905-1969
  • 1902-1961
  • 1909-1962
  • 1903-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polito, Robert
  • Cain, James M.
  • McCoy, Horace
  • Anderson, Edward
  • Fearing, Kenneth
  • Gresham, William Lindsay
  • Woolrich, Cornell
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The library of America
Series volume
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • American fiction
  • Crime
  • Mystery
  • Short stories
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
American noir of the 1930s and 40s
Label
Crime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40s
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 983-990)
Contents
  • Nightmare alley
  • William Lindsay Gresham
  • I married a dead man
  • Cornell Woolrich
  • The postman always rings twice
  • James M. Cain
  • They shoot horses, don't they
  • Horace McCoy
  • Thieves like us
  • Edward Anderson
  • The big clock
  • Kenneth Fearing
Control code
ocm36372337
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
990 p.
Isbn
9781883011468
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
97002485 //r97
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Crime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40s
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 983-990)
Contents
  • Nightmare alley
  • William Lindsay Gresham
  • I married a dead man
  • Cornell Woolrich
  • The postman always rings twice
  • James M. Cain
  • They shoot horses, don't they
  • Horace McCoy
  • Thieves like us
  • Edward Anderson
  • The big clock
  • Kenneth Fearing
Control code
ocm36372337
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
990 p.
Isbn
9781883011468
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
97002485 //r97
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

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      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
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