The Resource Green Ice, (electronic resource)

Green Ice, (electronic resource)

Label
Green Ice
Title
Green Ice
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this Golden Age noir classic, a falsely convicted man is released from prison only to find he's being framed for multiple murders In the 1930s, when pulp magazines like Black Mask reigned and noir fiction was in its heyday, mystery author Raoul Whitfield ranked with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler as one of the genre's heavy hitters. Widely acknowledged by those in the know as a pioneer of hard-boiled detective fiction, Whitfield wrote action-packed tales of murder and mayhem that noir aficionados adored. His debut novel, Green Ice, is considered by many to be his masterpiece. Mal Ourney has spent the last two years in Sing Sing for a crime he didn't commit, taking the rap for a lady friend whose carelessness behind the wheel resulted in someone else's death. Always a champion of the underdog, Mal has done his time quietly and without complaint while lending a sympathetic ear to the small timers who were unwittingly led into a life of crime by big-time, low-life gangsters. Now that he's a free man, Mal's got a plan to make the big guys pay. But he's barely stepped through the prison gates when people in his life start dying, beginning with his ex-girlfriend. It seems someone is determined to frame Mal Ourney, and it has to do with a missing cache of priceless emeralds. Now the innocent ex-con will have to do some fancy footwork if he hopes to sidestep the electric chair. This ebook includes an introduction by Boris Dralyuk
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Whitfield, Raoul
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • False imprisonment
  • Murder
  • Electronic books
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
Green Ice, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11559531
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11559531
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11559531
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Green Ice, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11559531
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11559531
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11559531
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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