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The Resource Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s, edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; [introduction by Otto Penzler]

Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s, edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; [introduction by Otto Penzler]

Label
Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s
Title
Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s
Statement of responsibility
edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; [introduction by Otto Penzler]
Title variation
Crime fiction of the 1920s
Contributor
Editor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors of the era... Each of the five novels included is presented in its original published form, with extensive historical and cultural annotations and illustrations..." --
Assigning source
From jacket
Awards note
Edgar Award winner, Best Critical/Biographical, 2019.
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
  • 813.087208052
  • 808.83872
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1884-1933
  • 1894-1961
  • 1899-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Klinger, Leslie S.
  • Penzler, Otto
  • Biggers, Earl Derr
  • Van Dine, S. S
  • Queen, Ellery
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Burnett, W. R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Noir fiction
  • Detectives in literature
  • Crime in literature
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s, edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; [introduction by Otto Penzler]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Annotated"--Book jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The house without a key on film
  • The Benson murder case
  • by S.S. Van Dine (1926)
  • Appendix:
  • S.S. Van Dine sets down twenty rules for detective stories
  • The Roman hat mystery
  • by Ellery Queen (1929)
  • Red harvest
  • by Dashiell Hammett (1929)
  • Little Caesar
  • Introduction
  • by W.R. Burnett
  • Appendix:
  • Introduction by W.R. Burnett
  • Bibliography
  • by Otto Penzler
  • Foreword
  • by Leslie S. Klinger
  • A note on the texts
  • The house without a key
  • by Earl Derr Biggers (1925)
  • Appendix:
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition.
Extent
xxvi, 1126 pages
Isbn
9781681778617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • on1023548958
  • 664301
  • (OCoLC)1023548958
Label
Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s, edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; [introduction by Otto Penzler]
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Annotated"--Book jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The house without a key on film
  • The Benson murder case
  • by S.S. Van Dine (1926)
  • Appendix:
  • S.S. Van Dine sets down twenty rules for detective stories
  • The Roman hat mystery
  • by Ellery Queen (1929)
  • Red harvest
  • by Dashiell Hammett (1929)
  • Little Caesar
  • Introduction
  • by W.R. Burnett
  • Appendix:
  • Introduction by W.R. Burnett
  • Bibliography
  • by Otto Penzler
  • Foreword
  • by Leslie S. Klinger
  • A note on the texts
  • The house without a key
  • by Earl Derr Biggers (1925)
  • Appendix:
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition.
Extent
xxvi, 1126 pages
Isbn
9781681778617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • on1023548958
  • 664301
  • (OCoLC)1023548958

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