The Resource Buffalo noir, [edited by] Ed Park, Brigid Hughes., (ebook)

Buffalo noir, [edited by] Ed Park, Brigid Hughes., (ebook)

Label
Buffalo noir
Title
Buffalo noir
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Ed Park, Brigid Hughes.
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. Featuring brand-new stories by: Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, Ed Park, Gary Earl Ross, Kim Chinquee, Christina Milletti, Tom Fontana, Dimitri Anastasopoulos, Lissa Marie Redmond, S.J. Rozan, John Wray, Brooke Costello, and Connie Porter. Buffalo, New York, is still the second-largest metropolis in the state, but in recent years its designation as the Queen City has been elbowed aside by a name that's pure noir: The City of No Illusions. Presidents came from here; and in 1901, a president was killed here while visiting the Pan-American Exposition, by a man who checked into a hotel under a name that translates as Nobody. As Buffalo saw its prosperity wane, those on the outside could only see harsh winters and Rust Belt grit, chicken wings and sports teams that came agonizingly close. (Vincent Gallo's Buffalo 66 is less the doomed quest of a would-be assassin than the collective fever dream of every Bills fan.) Anyone who has spent more than a few days in Buffalo will tell you that this city can spar with any other major American metropolis in the noir arena. This highly anticipated entry in the Akashic Noir Series includes stories from Buffalo-affiliated mystery titans as well as up-and-comers
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
813/.087208
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Akashic noir
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  • American fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Electronic books
  • Buffalo (N.Y.)
  • Noir fiction, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Buffalo noir, [edited by] Ed Park, Brigid Hughes., (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617754210
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12328126
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12328126
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Buffalo noir, [edited by] Ed Park, Brigid Hughes., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617754210
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12328126
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12328126
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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