Dallas noir by David Hale Smith

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  • American Noir fiction,
  • American Detective and mystery stories,
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Presents an anthology of stories, each set in a distinct neighborhood of Dallas.

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Book details

Statementedited by David Hale Smith
SeriesAkashic noir series, Akashic noir series
LC ClassificationsPS549.D35 D35 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination283 pages
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27189536M
ISBN 101617751901
ISBN 109781617751905
LC Control Number2013938543

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