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Century of Noir, a (2002) [Anthology]
by Lawrence Block Leigh Brackett Gil Brewer Fredric Brown James M. Cain Max Allan Collins Carroll John Daly Norbert Davis Loren D. Estleman William Campbell Gault David Goodis Ed Gorman Chester Himes Dorothy B. Hughes Evan Hunter John Jakes Stuart M. Kaminsky John Lutz John D. MacDonald Ross MacDonald Stephen Marlowe Lia Matera William P. McGivern Marcia Muller Sara Paretsky Talmage Powell Richard S. Prather Bill Pronzini Robert J. Randisi Benjamin M. Schutz Mickey Spillane Donald E. Westlake Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Edited by: Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

Thirty-two stories of stunning ingenuity. Thirty-two writers of legendary genius. One hundred years of crime fiction in a one-of-a-kind collection.


  • The Meanest Cop in the World by Chester Himes
  • Just Another Stiff by Carroll John Daly
  • Something for the Sweeper by Norbert Davis
  • I Feel Bad Killing You by Leigh Brackett
  • Donít Look Behind You by Fredric Brown
  • Death Comes Gift-Wrapped by William P. McGivern
  • Murder for Money by John D. MacDonald
  • Cigarette Girl by James M. Cain
  • Guilt-Edged Blonde by Ross Macdonald
  • The Gesture by Gil Brewer
  • The Plunge by David Goodis
  • Tomorrow I Die by Mickey Spillane
  • Never Shake a Family Tree by Donald E. Westlake
  • Somebody Cares by Talmage Powell
  • The Granny Woman by Dorothy B. Hughes
  • Wanted - Dead and Alive by Stephen Marlowe
  • The Double Take by Richard S. Prather
  • The Real Shape of the Coast by John Lutz
  • Dead Men Donít Dream by Evan Hunter
  • The Used by Loren D. Estleman
  • Busted Blossoms by Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • The Kerman Kill by William Campbell Gault
  • Deceptions by Marcia Muller
  • The Nickel Derby by Robert J. Randisi
  • The Reason Why by Ed Gorman
  • No Comment by John Jakes
  • How Would You Like It? by Lawrence Block
  • Grace Notes by Sara Paretsky
  • One Night at Dolores Park by Bill Pronzini
  • Dead Drunk by Lia Matera
  • Kaddish for the Kid by Max Allan Collins
  • Lost and Found by Benjamin M. Schutz

Original title: A Century of Noir: Thirty-Two Classic Crime Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesNoir

The following works are contained within this one:
     Never Shake a Family Tree (1961) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald E. Westlake
     Granny Woman, the (1963) [Short Story]
      Author: Dorothy B. Hughes
     Real Shape of the Coast, the (1971) [Short Story]
      Author: John Lutz
     Deceptions (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Marcia Muller
     Reason Why, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Ed Gorman
     One Night at Delores Park (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Bill Pronzini
     Grace Notes (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Dead Drunk (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Lia Matera

Edition #1: Century of Noir, a

Century of Noir, a (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Mickey Spillane Max Allan Collins
Introduction by: Max Allan Collins
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Manifested in:

A Century of Noir: Thirty-Two Classic Crime Stories (April 2002)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: New American Library
ISBN: 9780451205964
Pages: 521

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