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Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics (Akashic Noir)

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From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, and from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings you the masters of the genre penning tales of love, lust, and loss in the City of Angels.

Includes classic stories by: Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Tervalon, Kate Braverman, and Yxta Maya Murray.

Editor Denise Hamilton is the author of the Eve Diamond series and the editor of Los Angeles Noir. Her latest novel, Los Angeles Times bestseller The Last Embrace, has been compared to works by James Ellroy and Raymond Chandler. She lives in Los Angeles.

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The sequel to Los Angeles Noir, an award-winning Los Angeles Times bestseller.

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Fiction. California Studies. From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, and from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings you the masters of the genre penning tales of love, lust, and loss in the City of Angels. Includes classic stories by: Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Tervalon, Kate Braverman, and Yxta Maya Murray.

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Editor Denise Hamilton is the author of the Eve Diamond series and the editor of LOS ANGELES NOIR. Her latest novel, Los Angeles Times bestseller The Last Embrace (Scribner, 2008), has been compared to works by James Ellroy and Raymond Chandler. She lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781936070022
Author:
Hamilton, Denise
Publisher:
Akashic Books
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Anthologies
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Akashic Noir
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 x 0.7 in 11 oz

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The sequel to Los Angeles Noir, an award-winning Los Angeles Times bestseller.
"Synopsis" by , Fiction. California Studies. From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, and from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings you the masters of the genre penning tales of love, lust, and loss in the City of Angels. Includes classic stories by: Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Tervalon, Kate Braverman, and Yxta Maya Murray.
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