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Book Information: It's a Lousy World

It's a Lousy World (1968) [Short Story]
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Series: Nameless Detective, the

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A friend and recently rehabilitated small-time thief is shot dead by police, as he is seemingly escaping after robbing a liquor store. Urged by the dead man's wife and convinced he was out of the crime business, Nameless vows to prove his friend's innocence.

First published as "Sometimes There Is Justice" in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, August 1968.

Original title: Sometimes There Is Justice
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesNoir

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories to Be Read With the Lights On (1973) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roald Dahl , Barry N. Malzberg , William F. Nolan , Bill Pronzini , Joe Gores , Ardath Mayhar , Edward D. Hoch , Fredric Brown , Betty Ren Wright , Ron Goulart , Miriam Allen deFord , James Cross , Jack Ritchie , William P. McGivern , Harold Q. Masur , Jeffrey M. Wallmann , Harold R. Daniels , Rose Million Healey , John Keefauver , Robert Colby , Joan Richter , William Sambrot , Mary Barrett , Harold Rolseth , Waldo Carlton Wright , Nancy C. Swoboda , Al Nussbaum , Mitsu Yamamoto , Paul Theridion , Zena Collier , David Montross , Berkely Mather , Robert McGrath , Dee Stuart , Dana Lyon , Warner Law , Robert J. Higgins
     Case File (1983) [Collection]
      Author: Bill Pronzini
     Scenarios (2003) [Collection]
      Author: Bill Pronzini

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