A Ross MacDonald Companion

A Ross MacDonald Companion

Author: Robert L. Gale

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 0313320578

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 392

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Ross Macdonald is best known as the creator of private detective Lew Archer and as the author of such works as The Drowning Pool (1950) and The Underground Man (1971). This reference is a convenient guide to his life and works.
A Ross MacDonald Companion
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Robert L. Gale
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Ross Macdonald is best known as the creator of private detective Lew Archer and as the author of such works as The Drowning Pool (1950) and The Underground Man (1971). This reference is a convenient guide to his life and works.
Crime Uncovered: Private Investigator
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Alistair Rolls, Rachel Franks
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-01 - Publisher: Intellect Books

The private investigator is one of the most enduring characters within crime fiction. From Dashiell Hammett’s Sam Spade – the hard-boiled loner trawling the mean streets – to Agatha Christie’s Captain Hastings – the genteel companion in greener surrounds – the P. I. has taken on any number of guises.
It's All One Case
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Paul Nelson, Kevin Avery
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-13 - Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

This is a prose series of unpublished interviews with, and a visual retrospective of, the seminal mid- to late-20th century literary crime writer. In 1976, critic Paul Nelson spent several weeks interviewing legendary detective writer Ross Macdonald, who elevated the form to a new literary level. “We talked about everything
A Mickey Spillane Companion
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Robert L. Gale
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Hundreds of A-Z entries detail the plots and characters of one of America's greatest mystery writers.
Encyclopedia of the American Novel
Language: en
Pages: 4202
Authors: Abby H. P. Werlock
Categories: American fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-22 - Publisher: Infobase Learning

Praise for the print edition:" ... no other reference work on American fiction brings together such an array of authors and texts as this.