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Best American Crime Writing

2004 (Best American Crime Writing)

by Otto Penzler

  • 350 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425505M
ISBN 100375421653
ISBN 109780375421655
OCLC/WorldCa56416908

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About The Best American Crime Writing: Edition. This year’s worth of the most powerful, the most startling, the smartest and most astute, in short, the best crime journalism. Scouring hundreds of publications, Otto Penzler and Thomas H. Cook have created a remarkable compilation containing the best examples of the most current and vibrant of our literary traditions: crime reporting. Buy a cheap copy of The Best American Crime Writing: book by Otto Penzler. A riveting new anthology series—a year’s worth of the most powerful, the most startling, the smartest and most astute, in short, the best crime ng Free shipping over $/5(5).

  The Best American Crime Writing rocks! I have enjoyed this series since the first one came out in If you enjoy short true crime pieces this series is for you. This is the best one in the series since the first volume came out. The stories range from tales of the mob to tales of high prices prostitution and murder/5(2). Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. BEST AMERICAN CRIME WRITING: By Thomas H. Cook - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.


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