The Resource Boston noir, (ebook)

Boston noir, (ebook)

Label
Boston noir
Title
Boston noir
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brand-new stories by: Dennis Lehane, Stewart O'Nan, Patricia Powell, John Dufresne, Lynne Heitman, Don Lee, Russ Aborn, Itabari Njeri, Jim Fusilli, Brendan DuBois, and Dana Cameron. Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, The Given Day) has proven himself to be a master of both crime fiction and literary fiction. Here, he extends his literary prowess to that of master curator. In keeping with the Akashic Noir series tradition, each story in Boston Noir is set in a different neighborhood of the city-the impressively diverse collection extends from Roxbury to Cambridge, from Southie to the Boston Harbor, and all stops in between. Lehane's own contribution-the longest story in the volume-is set in his beloved home neighborhood of Dorchester and showcases his phenomenal ability to grip the heart, soul, and throat of the reader. In 2003, Lehane's novel Mystic River was adapted into film and quickly garnered six Academy Award nominations (with Sean Penn and Tim Robbins each winning Academy Awards). Boston Noir launches in November 2009 just as Shutter Island, the film based on Lehane's best-selling 2003 novel of the same title, hits the big screen. Dennis Lehane is the author of The New York Times bestseller Mystic River (also an Academy Award-winning major motion picture); Prayers for Rain; Gone, Baby, Gone (also a major motion picture); Sacred; Darkness, Take My Hand; A Drink Before the War, which won the Shamus Award for Best First Novel; and, most recently, The Given Day. A native of Dorchester, Massachusetts, he splits his time between the Boston area and Florida
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
813/.087208
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lehane, Dennis
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Akashic noir series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Noir fiction, American
  • Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Boston noir, (ebook)
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Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781936070145
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11855406
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855406
System control number
MWT11855406
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Boston noir, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781936070145
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11855406
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855406
System control number
MWT11855406
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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