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The Oxford book of American detective stories

Hillerman, Tony. (Added Author). Herbert, Rosemary. (Added Author).

Summary: A collection of 34 detective stories, tracing the development of the genre from Edgar Allan Poe's The Murder in the Rue Morgue, through William Faulkner's An Error in Chemistry, up to the present.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0195085817
  • ISBN: 9780195085815
  • ISBN: 9780195117929
  • ISBN: 0195117921
  • Physical Description: print
    686 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and name index.
Formatted Contents Note: Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe -- Stolen cigar case / Bret Harte -- Problem of cell 13 / Jacques Futrelle -- Doomdorf mystery / Melville Davisson Post -- Missing: page thirteen / Anna Katharine Green -- Beauty mask / Arthur B. Reeve -- A jury of her peers / Susan Glaspell -- False Burton Combs / Carroll John Daly -- Keyboard of silence / Clinton H. Stagg -- A nose for news / Richard Sale -- Spider / Mignon G. Eberhart -- Leg man / Erle Stanley Gardner -- I'll be waiting / Raymond Chandler -- Footprint in the sky / John Dickson Carr -- Rear window / Cornell Woolrich -- Lipstick / Mary Roberts Rinehart -- Homicide highball / Robert Leslie Bellem -- An error in chemistry / William Faulkner -- From another world / Clayton Rawson -- A daylight adventure / T.S. Stribling -- See no evil / William Campbell Gault -- Crime must have a stop / Anthony Boucher -- Small homicide / Ed McBain -- Guilt-edged blonde / Ross Macdonald -- Christmas party / Rex Stout -- A matter of public notice / Dorothy Salisbury Davis -- Adventure of Abraham Lincoln's clue / Ellery Queen -- Words do not a book make / Bill Pronzini -- Christmas is for cops / Edward D. Hoch -- Lucky penny / Linda Barnes -- Parker shotgun / Sue Grafton -- Chee's witch / Tony Hillerman -- Benny's space / Marcia Muller.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories, American
Short stories
Detective and mystery stories, American
Anthologie
USA
Kriminalgeschichte
Detective and mystery stories, American
Roman policier américain 19e siècle Anthologies
Roman policier américain 20e siècle Anthologies
Nouvelles policières Anthologies
Littérature policière Anthologies
Anthologie
USA
Genre: Detective and mystery stories, American.
Mystery genre.
Detective and mystery stories, American.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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