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The Best American Crime Writing (Best American Crime Writing)

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< p> A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of < i> The Best American Crime Writing< /i> offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes: < /p> < ul> < li> < p> Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening expos& #233; in < i> The New Yorker< /i> about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row< /p> < /li> < li> < p> Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a classic good-hearted Texas woman< /p> < /li> < li> < p> Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it< /p> < /li> < /ul>

Synopsis:

A collection of the best mystery writing published in 2011 culled from a variety of sources.

Synopsis:

The Best American Series&reg;

First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected &#8212; and most popular &#8212; of its kind.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 includes

Peter S. Beagle, Kathleen Ford, Mary Gaitskill, Lou Manfredo, Thomas McGuane,

Gina Paoli, T. Jefferson Parker, Kristine Kathryn Rusch,

Charles Todd, Daniel Woodrell, and others

Synopsis:

A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes:
  • Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening expos&eacute; in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row

  • Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a "classic good-hearted Texas woman"

  • Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it

About the Author

Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop, the founder of the Mysterious Press, the creator of Otto Penzler Books, and the editor of many books and anthologies.

Thomas H. Cook is the author of twenty-three books, including The Chatham School Affair, which won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best novel, and, most recently, The Last Talk with Lola Faye.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060815523
Author:
Bowden, Mark
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Editor:
Cook, Thomas H.
Editor:
Penzler, Otto
Author:
Cook, Thomas H.
Author:
Crais, Robert
Author:
by Mark Bowden and Otto Penzler
Author:
Penzler, Otto
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Crime
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Crime -- United States.
Subject:
Criminals -- United States.
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Best American Crime Reporting
Publication Date:
20060905
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 0.9 lb

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Product details 352 pages Harper Perennial - English 9780060815523 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
A collection of the best mystery writing published in 2011 culled from a variety of sources.
"Synopsis" by ,
The Best American Series&reg;

First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected &#8212; and most popular &#8212; of its kind.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 includes

Peter S. Beagle, Kathleen Ford, Mary Gaitskill, Lou Manfredo, Thomas McGuane,

Gina Paoli, T. Jefferson Parker, Kristine Kathryn Rusch,

Charles Todd, Daniel Woodrell, and others

"Synopsis" by , A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes:
  • Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening expos&eacute; in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row

  • Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a "classic good-hearted Texas woman"

  • Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it

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