James Ellroy and Otto Penzler mined the past century to find this treasure trove of thirty-nine stories. From noiras twenties-era infancy come gems like James M. Cainas aPastorale, a and its postwar heyday boasts giants like Mickey Spillane and Evan Hunter. Packing an undeniable punch, diverse contemporary incarnations include Elmore Leonard, Patricia Highsmith, Joyce Carol Oates, Dennis Lehane, and William Gay, with many page-turners appearing from the past decade.James Ellroy and Otto Penzler mined the past century to find this treasure trove of thirty-nine stories.
|Title||:||The Best American Noir of the Century|
|Author||:||James Ellroy, Otto Penzler|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2011-10-04|