The Resource Twin Cities noir, (ebook)

Twin Cities noir, (ebook)

Label
Twin Cities noir
Title
Twin Cities noir
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brand-new stories from John Jodzio, Tom Kaczynski, and Peter Schilling, Jr., in addition to the original volume's stories by David Housewright, Steve Thayer, Judith Guest, Mary Logue, Bruce Rubenstein, K. J. Erickson, William Kent Krueger, Ellen Hart, Brad Zellar, Mary Sharratt, Pete Hautman, Larry Millett, Quinton Skinner, Gary Bush, and Chris Everheart. "St. Paul was originally called Pig's Eye's Landing and was named after Pig's Eye Parrant--trapper, moonshiner, and proprietor of the most popular drinking establishment on the Mississippi. Traders, river rats, missionaries, soldiers, land speculators, fur trappers, and Indian agents congregated in his establishment and made their deals. When Minnesota became a territory in 1849, the town leaders, realizing that a place called Pig's Eye might not inspire civic confidence, changed the name to St. Paul, after the largest church in the city . . . Across the river, Minneapolis has its own sordid story. By the turn of the twentieth century it was considered one of the most crooked cities in the nation. Mayor Albert Alonzo Ames, with the assistance of the chief of police, his brother Fred, ran a city so corrupt that according to Lincoln Steffans its 'deliberateness, invention, and avarice has never been equaled. ' As recently as the mid-'90s, Minneapolis was called 'Murderopolis' due to a rash of killings that occurred over a long hot summer . . . Every city has its share of crime, but what makes the Twin Cities unique may be that we have more than our share of good writers to chronicle it. They are homegrown and they know the territory--how the cities look from the inside, out . . . "
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
813.08720806
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schaper, Julie
  • Horwitz, Steven
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Akashic noir series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Noir fiction, American
  • Minneapolis (Minn.)
  • Saint Paul (Minn.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Twin Cities noir, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617751790
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11855141
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855141
System control number
MWT11855141
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Twin Cities 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
9781617751790
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11855141
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855141
System control number
MWT11855141
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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