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The Best American Mystery Stories 2005 (The Best American Series (TM))

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJoyce Carol Oates (Editor), Otto Penzler (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7605609M
ISBN 100618517448
ISBN 109780618517442

  The stories themselves are great, but the way he tells them is what elevates them beyond traditional mystery or crime fiction. If you’re looking for a more traditional mystery story from Lehane, I would suggest starting with his debut novel A Drink Before the War, the first in his series about private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Best American Series ® Ser.: The Best American Mystery Stories (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

Get this from a library! The best American mystery stories [Scott Turow; Otto Penzler;] -- Presents a collection of mystery stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada. The best American mystery stories by James Ellroy, , Houghton Mifflin Co. edition, in English.

Best American Mystery Stories unabridged Written by Anonymous on November 26th, Book Rating: 1/5; Didn't make it through the discs. The stories not interesting and some very predictable. Otto Penzler should never read for an audiobook. He's doesn't have the skills to do this. It made me realize how difficult this task is. Number of books: 18 novels, and one short-story collection. Typical mystery: In A Walk Among the Tombstones, Scudder takes on a grisly case helping a drug dealer whose wife was kidnapped and.


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