Oakland Noir

Author: Jerry Thompson
Publisher: Akashic Noir
ISBN: 9781617755309
Size: 20.18 MB
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Masterfully curated by Jerry Thompson and Eddie Muller (the 'Czar of Noir'), this volume will shock, titillate, provoke, and entertain. The diverse cast of talented contributors will not disappoint.

Oakland Noir

Author: Jerry Thompson
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617755583
Size: 30.61 MB
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Kudos to the editors, Jerry Thompson and Eddie Muller, for getting Oakland right. All those outsize statistics don’t reveal a real city, but this collection of local voices--both established and new--brings it thrumming to life.

Montana Noir

Author: James Grady
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617756059
Size: 63.68 MB
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Noir is struggle. It's doing the wrong thing for the right reasons. It's being trapped. It's hubris. It's being defeated yet going on. Sometimes it's being defeated and not going on. That's life everywhere. This is our Montana.

New Haven Noir

Author: Amy Bloom
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617755575
Size: 55.81 MB
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The stories Bloom chooses share a strong sense of place, detailing the quirks that make every corner of New Haven distinctive. But it's the lucid writing and clear, compelling storylines that make her dark tales shine.

Atlanta Noir

Author: Tayari Jones
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617755591
Size: 10.86 MB
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Hints of the supernatural may make these tales...appealing to lovers of ghost stories." --Kirkus Reviews "These stories, most of them by relative unknowns, offer plenty of human interest...All the tales have a Southern feel.

Memphis Noir

Author: Laureen Cantwell
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 161775420X
Size: 17.55 MB
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We are a place born of history, inhabited as much by memory as by the living--the past and present inextricably and inescapably linked....Memphis is marvels and misfits--two-faced and unabashedly so. We are Memphis, and this is our noir."

New Jersey Noir

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617750816
Size: 78.63 MB
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It took longer than some readers might have wanted, but, oh boy, was it worth the wait . . . More than most of the entries in the series, this volume is about mood and atmosphere more than it is about plot and character . . .

Las Vegas Noir

Author: Jarret Keene
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1933354496
Size: 44.48 MB
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Las Vegas provides the classic sophistication and darkness necessary for a deadly noir story.

Detroit Noir

Author: E.J. Olsen
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1936070278
Size: 80.73 MB
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From crime stories in the classic hard-boiled style to the vividly experimental, from the determination of those risking everything to the desperation of those with nothing left to lose, Detroit Noir delivers unforgettable tales that ...

Providence Noir

Author: Ann Hood
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617753653
Size: 23.57 MB
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In this collection of 15 stories...we are given a darkly hued tour of the city in all its nooks and crannies by such excellent writers as Hood herself, John Searles, Bruce DeSilva, Peter Farrelly, Elizabeth Strout, Hester Kaplan and others, ...