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The best American mystery stories, 2000

Selected by Donald E. Westlake

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, American.,
  • Short stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican mystery stories
    Statementedited and with an introduction by Donald E. Westlake ; Otto Penzler, series editor.
    SeriesBest American series
    ContributionsPenzler, Otto., Westlake, Donald E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 489 p. ;
    Number of Pages489
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22990484M
    ISBN 100395939178, 0395939186

    His novel American Tabloid was Time magazine’s Best Book (fiction) of ; his memoir, My Dark Places, was a Time Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book for His novel The Cold Six Thousand was a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book for Ellroy lives in Los Angeles/5. Get this from a library! The best American mystery stories of the century. [Tony Hillerman; Otto Penzler;] -- A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol.

    The Best American Mystery Stories "My Dark Places", was a "Time" Best Book of the Year & a "New Yorker Times" Notable Book for He lives in Kansas City. Otto Penzler owns the Mysterious Bookshop in New York & founded the Mysterious Press & Otto Penzler Books. He has written & edited several books, including the Edgar-winning /5(24).   Best-selling author Lawrence Block is one of the mystery genre’s most prolific authors, with more than fifty books to his name, including Hit List, published in Block’s selections for The Best American Mystery Stories include stories by such luminaries as Joyce Carol Oates, T. Jefferson Parker, Russell Banks, and Peter : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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