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Title The best American mystery stories 2019 / edited and with an introduction by Jonathan Lethem ; Otto Penzler, series editor.

Publication Info. Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery  New Shelf  M BES 2019    DUE 03-06-20
 PAS Hastings Branch Fiction, Mystery  New Shelf  M BES 2019    Available
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Description xv, 317 pages ; 21 cm.
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Series Best American series
Best American series.
Contents Foreword / Otto Penzler -- Introduction / Jonathan Lethem -- Coach O / Robert Hinderliter -- The keepers of all sins / Sharon Hunt -- Open house / Reed Johnson -- A damn fine town / Arthur Klepchukov -- The walk-in / Harley Jane Kozak -- Top ten vacation selfies of YouTube stars / Preston Lang -- Mastermind / Jared Lipof -- That Donnelly crowd / Anne Therese Macdonald -- The clown / Mark Mayer -- Interpreting American Gothic / Rebecca McKanna -- Hannah-beast / Jennifer McMahon -- The archivist / Joyce Carol Oates -- A box of hope / Brian Panowich -- Payback / Tonya D. Price -- If you say so / Suzanne Proulx -- Neighbors / Ron Rash -- Faint of heart / Amanda Rea -- Lush / Duane Swierczynski -- Inside man / Robb T. White -- Burning down the house / Ted White -- Contributor's notes -- Other distinguished mystery stories of 2018.
Summary For Jonathan Lethem, (3z (Bcrime stories are deep species gossip. (3y (BHe writes in his introduction that (3z (Bthey’re fundamentally stories of power, of its exercise, both spontaneous and conspiratorial; stories of impulse and desire, and of the turning of tables. (3y (BThe Best American Mystery Stories 2019 has its full share of salacious intrigue, guilt, and retribution. The twists and bad decisions pile up when a thief picks the wrong target or a simple scavenger hunt takes a terrible turn. What happens when you befriend a death row inmate, or just how does writing Internet clickbait became a decidedly dangerous occupation? (3z (BHow can we not hang on their outcomes? (3y (Basks Lethem. (3z (BAre we innocent ourselves, or complicit? (3y (BRead on to find out.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, American.
Short stories, American.
Genre/Form Mystery fiction.
Short stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Added Author Lethem, Jonathan, editor, writer of introduction.
Penzler, Otto, series editor.
Hinderliter, Robert, author.
Hunt, Sharon, author.
Johnson, Reed, author.
Klepchukov, Arthur, author.
Kozak, Harley Jane, 1957- author.
Lang, Preston, author.
Lipof, Jared, author.
Macdonald, Anne-Therese, 1950- author.
Mayer, Mark, 1984- author.
McKanna, Rebecca, author.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.
Panowich, Brian, author.
Price, Tonya D., author.
Proulx, Suzanne, author.
Rash, Ron, 1953- author.
Rea, Amanda, 1978- author.
Swierczynski, Duane, author.
White, Terry, 1950- author.
White, Ted, author.
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