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Miami Noir by Les Standiford

Miami Noir

by Les Standiford (Editor)

Other authors: Kevin Allen (Contributor), Preston Allen (Contributor), Lynne Barrett (Contributor), David Beaty (Contributor), John Bond (Contributor)11 more, Tom Corcoran (Contributor), John Dufresne (Contributor), Anthony Dale Gagliano (Contributor), Carolina Garcia-Aguilera (Contributor), James W. Hall (Contributor), Vicki Hendricks (Contributor), Christine Kling (Contributor), Paul Levine (Contributor), Barbara Parker (Contributor), George Tucker (Contributor), Jeffrey Wehr (Contributor)

Series: Akashic Books Noir Series

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Like Miami? You'll love "Miami Noir," great stories of intrigue and craziness in a crazy place. ( )
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Standiford, LesEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, KevinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, PrestonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barrett, LynneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beaty, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bond, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Corcoran, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dufresne, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gagliano, Anthony DaleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Garcia-Aguilera, CarolinaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hall, James W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hendricks, VickiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kling, ChristineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Levine, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Parker, BarbaraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tucker, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wehr, JeffreyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Brand-new stories by: James W. Hall, Barbara Parker, John Dufresne, Paul Levine, Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Tom Corcoran, Christine Kling, George Tucker, Kevin Allen, Anthony Dale Gagliano, David Beaty, Vicki Hendricks, John Bond, Preston Allen, Lynne Barrett, and Jeffrey Wehr. From the introduction by Les Standiford: The truth is that Miami, though naturally lovely, is a frontier town, perched on the border between the known and the rarely before experienced . . . We are not only on the edge of the continent, we are to this country what New York was in Ellis Island’s heyday, what the West Coast was in the middle of the 20th century. This is where the new arrivals debark these days, and it is no mistake that during the last decade of the last century, commentators as diverse as Joan Didion, David Rieff, and T.D. Allman devoted entire volumes to Miami’s role as the harbinger for America’s future . . . But for now, the novel of crime and punishment is the perfect vehicle to convey the spirit and the timbre of this brawling place to a wider world.… (more)

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