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The Best American Mystery Stories 2002 (Best American)

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


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ContributionsJames Ellroy (Adapter), Otto Penzler (Narrator, Series Editor), Don Leslie (Narrator), Eric Conger (Narrator), Oliver Wyman (Narrator), Charles Stransky (Narrator), Barbara Rosenblat (Narrator)
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Open LibraryOL7604526M
ISBN 10061825806X
ISBN 109780618258062
OCLC/WorldCa50793951


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Bestselling novelist James Ellroy introduces this year's collection of the finest mystery writing. Many of the contributors herein are novelists themselves, displaying their talents in short story form: Michael Connelly tells a fatal tale of revenge in "Two-Bagger." In Joe Gores's "Inscrutable," the Feds beat the Mafia at their own game.

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The Best American Mystery Stories (Book) Do NOT return library materials until the library reopens. There will be no late fines on items returned. Penzler, Best American Mystery Stories series editor, and Hillerman, whose Leaphorn/Chee novels have won him multiple Edgar Awards and millions of devotees, winnowed this select group out of a thousand stories, drawing on sources as diverse as Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine and Esquire, Collier's and The New : Best American Mystery Stories by Michael Connelly available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Our anthology marks its seventh year by featuring selections from all reaches of the : Penzler, Otto. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City.

He was publisher of The Armchair Detective, the founder of the Mysterious Press and the Armchair Detective Library, and created the publishing firm Otto Penzler is a recipient of an Edgar Award for The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection and the Ellery Queen Award by the Mystery Writers of America for his.

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I do my best to make sure the book.James Ellroy is an American author of noir crime fiction and historical mystery novels. He is best known for his unique style of prose where he leaves connecting words out and writes in short sentences.

He was able to condense his novel White Jazz from pages to by simply eliminating verbs, rather than eliminating any subplots.Otto Penzler, author of The Hound of the Baskervilles, on LibraryThing LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.