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Mystery and suspense writers : the literature of crime, detection, and espionage

Format: Print Book 1998
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 8 of 8 copies
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Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Non Fiction 823 MYSTERY Vol. 1 c.1
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
 
Collection  Non Fiction
 
Call Number  823 MYSTERY Vol. 1 c.1
 
 
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Non Fiction 823 MYSTERY Vol. 2 c.1
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
 
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Room Reference rq PR830.D4 M97 1998 vol. 1
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Room Reference rq PR830.D4 M97 1998 vol. 2
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Non Fiction Ref 823 Mystery v.1, c.1
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Non Fiction Ref 823 Mystery v.2, c.1
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Reference REF 809 WIN vol. 1
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Reference REF 809 WIN vol. 2
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Summary
The essays in this work offer treatments of major mystery writers, and of such subgenres as the police procedural, the spy novel and the whodunit. Subjects include classic tales of deduction, hard-boiled detective fiction, the classic English mystery and the romantic suspense mystery.
Contents
v. 1. Margery Allingham to John D. MacDonald
v. 2. Ross Macdonald to women of mystery.

Additional Information
Series Scribner writers series.
Subjects Detective and mystery stories, English -- Dictionaries.
Detective and mystery stories, English -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- Dictionaries.
Spy stories, American -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
Spy stories, English -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
Spy stories, American -- Dictionaries.
Spy stories, English -- Dictionaries.
Crime in literature -- Dictionaries.
Publisher New York :C. Scribner's Sons,1998
Contributors Winks, Robin W.
Corrigan, Maureen.
Language English
Description 2 volumes (xiv, 1296 pages) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0684805219 (set : alk. paper)
0684805197 (v. l : alk. paper)
0684805200 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
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