Richmond Noir

Richmond Noir

eBook - 2010-03-01
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Brand-new stories by: Dennis Danvers, Dean King, Laura Browder, Howard Owen, Meagan J. Saunders, Anne Thomas Soffee, Clay McLeod Chapman, Pir Rothenberg, David L. Robbins, Hermine Pinson, and others; with a foreword by Tom Robbins.From the introduction to Richmond Noir:"'In The Air-Conditioned Nightmare,' Henry Miller tosses off a hard-bitten assessment of the City on the James: 'I would rather die in Richmond somehow,' he writes, 'though God knows Richmond has little enough to offer.' As editors, we like the dying part . . . The city was born amid deception, conspiracy, and violence . . . These days, it's a city of winter balls and garden parties on soft summer evenings, a city of private clubs where white-haired old gentlemen, with their martinis or mint juleps in hand, still genuflect in front of portraits of Robert E. Lee. It's also a city of brutal crime scenes and drug corners . . "
Publisher: Brooklyn: akashic books, 2010-03-01.
ISBN: 9781936070770
Branch Call Number: eBook Overdrive

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