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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Synopsis:

Best-selling author Lawrence Block is one of the mystery genres most prolific authors, with more than fifty books to his name, including Hit List, published in 2000. Blocks selections for The Best American Mystery Stories 2001 include stories by such luminaries as Joyce Carol Oates, T. Jefferson Parker, Russell Banks, and Peter Robinson.

About the Author

Otto Penzler is the founder of the Mysterious Bookshops and the Mysterious Press and an Edgar Award winner. He lives in New York City.Lawrence Block is one of the genre's most prolific authors, with more than fifty books to his name, including his most recent, Hope to Die. He has received numerous awards throughout his distinguished career, including several Edgar and Shamus Awards. He is a Mystery Writers of America grand master, and the Wall Street Journal hailed him as "one of the very best writers now working the beat." He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword • ix Introduction by Lawrence Block • xiii Jennifer Anderson Things That Make Your Heart Beat Faster • 1 Russell Banks Lobster Night • 25 Michael Downs Prison Food • 43 Leslie Edgerton In the Zone • 61 William Gay The Paperhanger • 75 Jeremiah Healy A Book of Kells • 91 Steve Hockensmith Eries Last Day • 111 Clark Howard Under Suspicion • 133 Michael Hyde Her Hollywood • 157 Dan Leone Family • 169 Thomas Lynch Blood Sport • 182 David Means Carnie • 193 Kent Nelson Tides • 202 Joyce Carol Oates The Girl with the Blackened Eye • 228 T. Jefferson Parker Easy Street • 239 Bill Pronzini The Big Bite • 271 Peter Robinson Missing in Action • 285 Roxana Robinson The Face-Lift • 305 John Salter Big Ranch • 318 Nathan Walpow Push Comes to Shove • 327 Contributors Notes • 337 Other Distinguished Mystery Stories of 2000 • 347

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618124916
Editor:
Block, Lawrence
Editor:
Penzler, Otto
Editor:
Block, Lawrence
Editor:
Penzler, Otto
Author:
Block, Lawrence
Author:
Penzler, Otto
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Anthologies
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American Mystery Stories
Publication Date:
October 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.28x6.48x.97 in. .93 lbs.

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Best-selling author Lawrence Block is one of the mystery genres most prolific authors, with more than fifty books to his name, including Hit List, published in 2000. Blocks selections for The Best American Mystery Stories 2001 include stories by such luminaries as Joyce Carol Oates, T. Jefferson Parker, Russell Banks, and Peter Robinson.

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