Description - Manhattan Noir by Lawrence Block
A historically rich collection tracing the roots of Manhattan's noir, back to Edith Wharton and Stephen Crane, to name but two. Mixing classic noir fiction with dark contemporary tales from bestelling authors such as Joyce Carol Oates, this is a leading light in Akashic's hugely popular noir series.
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(209mm x 134mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Akashic Books,U.S.
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Author Biography - Lawrence Block
Lawrence Block has won most of the major mystery awards, and has been called the quintessential New York writer, although he insists the city's far too big to have a quintessential writer. His series characters-Matthew Scudder, Bernie Rhodenbarr, Evan Tanner, Chip Harrison, and Keller-all live in Manhattan; like their creator, they would not really be happy anywhere else.