The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories

The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories
Author : Tony Hillerman
Publisher :
Total Pages : 686
Release : 1996
ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105018327028
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories Book Description:

An anthology of thirty-three short stories traces the evolution of American crime fiction in works by Erle Stanley Gardner, Rex Stout, Ellery Queen, Ed McBain, Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky, Bret Harte, William Faulkner, and Tony Hillerman


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