Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s & 40s. James M. Cain, Horace McCoy, Edward Anderson, Kenneth Fearing, William Lindsay Gresham, Cornell Woolrich.

Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s & 40s

Hardcover, New York: The Library of America, 1997. First Edition. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. The Library of America number 94. "This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1950s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories." Contains "The Postman Always Rings Twice" by James M. Cain; "They Shoot Horses, Don't They" by Horace McCoy; "Thieves like Us" by Edward Anderson; "The Big Clock" by Kenneth Fearing, "Nightmare Alley" by William Lindsay Gresham, and "I Married a Dead Man" by Cornell Woolrich. Ships same or next business day. Slight slant to spine. Some edge wear. Small bumps on corners and spine ends. Faint soiling to edges of pages. Otherwise, free from major defect. Dust jacket has moderate edge and shelf war. Creases on corners and spine ends. Tiny tears on top corners and spine ends. Small crease on front flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 990 pages. [Item #76960]

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