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First cases : first appearances of classic private eyes, edited by Robert J. Randisi

Label
First cases : first appearances of classic private eyes
Title
First cases
Title remainder
first appearances of classic private eyes
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert J. Randisi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this stellar collection, Robert J. Randisi has compiled the first short story - and in many cases, first-everappearances by some of the best-loved private eyes in detective fiction. Here is that rare glimpse into history, a tour down memory lane for many of today's most famous shamuses."--BOOK JACKET. "In all, there are fifteen stories with fifteen classic characters, battling crime on the meanest streets in America, and winning praise in the process. From Amos Walker to V. I. Warshawski, here is the A-to-Z guide to the best in detective fiction."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.087208
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.D4
LC item number
F57 1996
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Randisi, Robert J
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  • Private investigators
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
Target audience
adult
Label
First cases : first appearances of classic private eyes, edited by Robert J. Randisi
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Where Is Harry Beal?
  • John Lutz
  • Merrill-Go-Round
  • Marcia Muller
  • The Steinway Collection
  • Robert J. Randisi
  • Robbers' Roost
  • Loren D. Estleman
  • The Takamoku Joseki
  • Sara Paretsky
  • No One Likes to Be Played for a Sucker
  • Long Gone
  • Sue Grafton
  • C Is for Cookie
  • Rob Kantner
  • The Strawberry Teardrop
  • Max Allan Collins
  • Till Tuesday
  • Jeremiah Healy
  • Lucky Penny
  • Linda Barnes
  • Michael Collins
  • Mary, Mary, Shut the Door
  • Benjamin M. Schutz
  • It's a Lousy World
  • Bill Pronzini
  • File #1: The Mayfield Case
  • Joe Gores
  • Out the Window
  • Lawrence Block
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 292 p.
Isbn
9780525941040
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
95033140
System control number
OCM32855010
Label
First cases : first appearances of classic private eyes, edited by Robert J. Randisi
Publication
Contents
  • Where Is Harry Beal?
  • John Lutz
  • Merrill-Go-Round
  • Marcia Muller
  • The Steinway Collection
  • Robert J. Randisi
  • Robbers' Roost
  • Loren D. Estleman
  • The Takamoku Joseki
  • Sara Paretsky
  • No One Likes to Be Played for a Sucker
  • Long Gone
  • Sue Grafton
  • C Is for Cookie
  • Rob Kantner
  • The Strawberry Teardrop
  • Max Allan Collins
  • Till Tuesday
  • Jeremiah Healy
  • Lucky Penny
  • Linda Barnes
  • Michael Collins
  • Mary, Mary, Shut the Door
  • Benjamin M. Schutz
  • It's a Lousy World
  • Bill Pronzini
  • File #1: The Mayfield Case
  • Joe Gores
  • Out the Window
  • Lawrence Block
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 292 p.
Isbn
9780525941040
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
95033140
System control number
OCM32855010

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