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Drive by James Sallis
Book DescriptionMuch later, as he sat with his back against an inside wall of a Motel 6 just north of Phoenix, watching the pool of blood lap toward him, Driver would wonder whether he had made a terrible mistake. Later still, of course, there'd be no doubt. But for now Driver is, as they say, in the moment. And the moment includes this blood lapping toward him, the pressure of dawn's late light at windows and door, traffic sounds from the interstate nearby, the sound of someone weeping in the next room....Thus begins Drive, a new novella by one of the nation's most respected and honored writers of noir fiction. Set mostly in Arizona and L.A., the story is, according to Sallis, ...""about a guy who does stunt driving for movies by day and drives for criminals at night. In classic noir fashion, he is double-crossed and, though before he has never participated in the violence ('I drive. That's all.'), he goes after the ones who doublecrossed and tried to kill him.""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781590581902
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Poisoned Pen Press
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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"Originally published in paperback by Lion Books, March 1954"--Title page verso.
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Author Biography - James Sallis
A multi-faceted man of many talents, James Sallis has worked as a creative writing teacher, respiratory therapist, musician, music teacher, screenwriter, periodical editor, book reviewer, and translator, winning acclaim for his 1993 version of Raymond Queneau's "Saint Glinglin." He has been shortlisted for the Anthony, Nebula, Edgar, Shamus, and Gold Dagger awards.
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