Paperback Confidential

Paperback Confidential

Crime Writers of the Paperback Era

Book - 2013
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"These are the authors who turned out the dark noirs and hardboiled thrillers, private detective puzzles and psychological suspense, police procedurals and backwood melodramas, stories of passion ... and cold-blooded murder. Here are 132 profiles of the men and women who wrote the books that became the backbone of the Pulp and Paperback Era from the 1930s through the 1960s.... Each profile contains details about the author's life and explores key works, with special attention paid to series characters. Also covered are screenplay and teleplay work, as well as movies based on the authors' stories.... [A]lso includes a handy PseudoDex with all the various names these authors wrote under"--Back cover.
Publisher: Eureka, CA :, Stark House Press,, 2013
Edition: First Stark House Press Edition, Reprint Edition
ISBN: 9781933586618
Characteristics: 344 pages : portraits ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Ollerman, Rick - Editor


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