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The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories

(1996)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
In The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories, Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert bring together thirty-three tales that illuminate both the evolution of crime fiction in the United States and America's unique contribution to this highly popular genre. Tracing its progress from elegant 'locked room' mysteries, to the hard-boiled realism of the '30s and '40s, to the great range of styles seen today, this superb collection includes the finest crime writers, includingErle Stanley Gardner, Raymond Chandler, Ross Macdonald, Rex Stout, Ellery Queen, Ed McBain, Sue Grafton, and Hillerman himself.



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Hardback Editions

April 1996 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories
Author(s): Rosemary Herbert
ISBN: 0-19-508581-7 / 978-0-19-508581-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
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Paperback Editions

May 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories
Author(s): Rosemary Herbert
ISBN: 0-19-511792-1 / 978-0-19-511792-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
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