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Original Essays | April 11, 2014

Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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Jack Hopkins, an ill-fated real-estate agent with an unhappy past, doesnt like what he does for a living. Luckily, though, he has two new job offers: Darlene Hunt wants to pay him ten million dollars to kill her husband, and her husband wants to hire him to kill Darlene Hunt. Before he can figure out who to work for, though, or how a private island off the coast of Mexico fits into it all, the dead bodies have already started piling up. The second novel from Millard Kaufman—nonagenarian author, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, and World War II Marine—Misadventure is a serpentine murder mystery set against a backdrop of LA real-estate schemes, ruby-wearing femmes fatale, and more love triangles than any one man should attempt to get into. Written with a style and flair thats reminiscent of Chinatown by way of the Coen Brothers, its an unforgettable addition to the genre—a noir par excellence, with wit to match.

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ISBN:
9781936365081
Author:
Kaufman, Millard
Publisher:
McSweeney's
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20110830
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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