The Resource The black-eyed blonde : a Philip Marlowe novel, Benjamin Black

The black-eyed blonde : a Philip Marlowe novel, Benjamin Black

Label
The black-eyed blonde : a Philip Marlowe novel
Title
The black-eyed blonde
Title remainder
a Philip Marlowe novel
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Black
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Raymond Chandler's incomparable private eye is back, pulled by a seductive young heiress into the most difficult and dangerous case of his career"It was one of those summer Tuesday afternoons when you begin to wonder if the earth has stopped revolving. The telephone on my desk had the look of something that knows it's being watched. Traffic trickled by in the street below, and there were a few pedestrians, too, men in hats going nowhere."So begins The Black-Eyed Blonde, a new novel featuring Philip Marlowe--yes, that Philip Marlowe. Channeling Raymond Chandler, Benjamin Black has brought Marlowe back to life for a new adventure on the mean streets of Bay City, California. It is the early 1950s, Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. Then a new client is shown in: young, beautiful, and expensively dressed, she wants Marlowe to find her former lover, a man named Nico Peterson. Marlowe sets off on his search, but almost immediately discovers that Peterson's disappearance is merely the first in a series of bewildering events. Soon he is tangling with one of Bay City's richest families and developing a singular appreciation for how far they will go to protect their fortune.Only Benjamin Black, a modern master of the genre, could write a new Philip Marlowe novel that has all the panache and charm of the originals while delivering a story that is as sharp and fresh as today's best crime fiction"--
Member of
Summary
Raymond Chandler's incomparable private eye is back, pulled by a seductive young heiress into the most difficult and dangerous case of his career
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10275941
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Black, Benjamin
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.A57
LC item number
B59 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Philip Marlowe novels (Benjamin Black)
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character)
  • Missing persons
  • Social classes
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
The black-eyed blonde : a Philip Marlowe novel, Benjamin Black
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn856579476
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780805098143
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013026790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)856579476
Label
The black-eyed blonde : a Philip Marlowe novel, Benjamin Black
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn856579476
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780805098143
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013026790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)856579476

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