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Miss hard-boiled

Jane Dixon

Miss hard-boiled

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Jane Dixon.
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.D6436 Mi
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p. ;
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6744867M
LC Control Number30017938
OCLC/WorldCa4762347

DB The Executioners by John D. MacDonald (Hard-Boiled Thriller; Lawyer, USA) DB The Long Goodbye: A Phillip Marlowe Mystery, Book 8 by Raymond Chandler (Noir; Private Detective, Los Angeles, CA) – Edgar Award Winner for Best Novel DB The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh (LAPD, Los Angeles, CA)File Size: KB. She starts with the types: Hard-Boiled (moody detectives and femmes fatales), Soft-Boiled (similar, but less explicitly violent or sexy), Cozy (Miss Marple and her descendants), and Procedural (thorough analysis of cops and crimes). Within those types, you may find any combination of hijinks and capers, amateur sleuths, local flavor, daunting Author: Wcpltn.


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