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Unusual Suspects

A New Anthology of Crime Stories from Black Lizard

1st ed edition

Published by Vintage Crime / Black Lizard in Berkeley, California .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

A New Anthology of Crime Stories from Black Lizard
In Unusual Suspects, America's most acclaimed crime writers, along with some authors rarely associated with the genre, contribute fifteen new stories and two rediscovered classics to this riveting anthology.
James Lee Burke, author of the bestselling Dave Robicheaux mysteries, gives us a feverishly atmospheric tale of racism and moral courage on the Louisiana bayou. From the files of Jim Thompson, the godfather of American noir, comes the story of a murder with a victim so nasty we defy anyone to shed a tear far him. And Joyce Carol Oates shows us how a sudden brush with violence can turn a public servant into a public enemy. The result is a deliriously pulse-pounding collection that proves that although crime doesn't pay, it can help a good cause.
Contents:
Police Report / Jessica Auerbach; --
The Car in the Mexican Quarter / Jim Thompson; --
My Murder / David Corn; --
Christmas in Dodge City / Benjamin M. Schultz; --
The Stalker / Joyce Carol Oates; --
Kiss the Sky / James Grady; --
The One About the Green Detective / Jonathan Lethem; --
When You're Hungry / George Pelecanos; --
Doorway to the Future / Mark Olshaker; --
There Are Monsterim / John Weisman; --
Barratry / Jan Adkins; --
Shock / John Lutz; --
Straight Shooter / Art Monterastelli; --
The Convict / James Lee Burke; --
Eyes That Never Meet / Jeremiah Healy; --
Homeless / Andrew Vachss; --
Strangers on a Plane / Julie Smith.

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1996

The Physical Object

Format
Trade Paperback
Number of pages
337
Dimensions
8 x 5.2 x 0.8 inches
Weight
10.2 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7700921M
Internet Archive
unusualsuspects00will
ISBN 10
0679767886
ISBN 13
9780679767886
OCLC/WorldCat
33897560
Library Thing
337779
Goodreads
1111980

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