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F Is For Fugitive

Author : Sue Grafton
ISBN : 9780330524476
Genre : Fiction
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F is for Fugitive is the sixth in the Kinsey Millhone mystery series by Sue Grafton. My name is Kinsey Millhone. I’m thirty-two years old, twice married, no kids, currently unattached and likely to remain so given my disposition, which is cautious at best . . . Seventeen years had passed since Jean Timberlake’s body had been found at the foot of the sea wall. At the time, Bailey Fowler, an ex-boyfriend of hers, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Now he’d changed his tune. Kinsey Millhone is called in to solve the case – then she stumbles on the dark secrets of a family’s buried past . . .
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An Analysis Of The Detective Novel F Is For Fugitive Written By Sue Grafton

Author : Hendrikje Schulze
ISBN : 9783640115648
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Seminar paper from the year 2002 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3 (A), http: //www.uni-jena.de/, course: Seminar, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This paper is concerned with the detective novel "'F' is for Fugitive" (1989) written by the American author Sue Grafton. The novel will be discussed with regard to typical features of the detective story. Therefore the first part of the paper deals with rather general elements such as the structure and the narrative features used in the novel. In the second part of the paper the emphasis is put on the characterization of the female detective Kinsey Millhone, who is the central character of the book. Her character will be looked at from different perspectives. Thus her engagement in her job, her relation to other people, her outer appearance and her way of living will be analysed. Furthermore, it will be commented on the question whether she embodies a female variation of the American "hard-boiled" type of detective of the 1920s and 1930s.

The Weekend Novelist Writes A Mystery

Author : Robert J. Ray
ISBN : 9780307490391
Genre : Reference
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Like Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, Sara Paretsky and Thomas Harris, you, too, can learn the trade secrets of quality detective fiction. It's true. Just one year from now, you can deliver a completed mystery novel to a publisher--by writing only on weekends. Authors Robert J. Ray and Jack Remick guide you through the entire mystery-writing process, from creating a killer to polishing off the final draft. Each weekend you'll focus on a specific task--learning the basics of novel-writing, the special demands of mystery-writing, and the secrets professionals use to create stories one scene at a time, building to a shivery, satisfying climax. Using Agatha Christie's The Body in the Library as a model for the classical mystery tale and Martin Cruz Smith's Gorky Park for the hard-boiled mystery, this unique step-by-step program gives you all the information you need to reach your ultimate goal: a finished book in just 52 weeks! Let two successful masters of the genre show you how... Discover: Why you must create your killer first The tricks to writing dialogue that does it all--moves your plot, involves your reader, and makes your style sizzle How to "bury" information (and corpses) for your reader to find Why you should NOT build your book around chapters Special techniques for clearing writer's block Plus: examples from Sue Grafton, Dashiell Hammett, Patricia Cornwell, Thomas Harris, Raymond Chandler, and more. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Detective In American Fiction Film And Television

Author : Jerome Delamater
ISBN : 0313304637
Genre : Literary Criticism
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These essays investigate the detective in American popular culture, from Raymond Chandler's hardboiled Philip Marlowe to TV's maternal Jessica Fletcher.
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Huxford S Old Book

Author : Bob Huxford
ISBN : 1574320572
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Lists the current value of collectible books, and provides addresses for bookbuyers, arranged by subject speciality.
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W Is For Wasted

Author : Sue Grafton
ISBN : 9781101636459
Genre : Fiction
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Of the #1 New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone series, NPR said, “Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.” W is for...wanderer...worthless...wronged...W is for Wasted. Two dead men changed the course of my life that fall. One of them I knew and the other I’d never laid eyes on until I saw him in the morgue. The first was a local PI of suspect reputation. He’d been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa. It looked like a robbery gone bad. The other was on the beach six weeks later. He’d been sleeping rough. Probably homeless. No identification. A slip of paper with Millhone’s name and number was in his pants pocket. The coroner asked her to come to the morgue to see if she could ID him. Two seemingly unrelated deaths, one a murder, the other apparently of natural causes. But as Kinsey digs deeper into the mystery of the John Doe, some very strange linkages begin to emerge. Not just between the two victims, but also to Kinsey’s past. And before long Kinsey, through no fault of her own, is thoroughly compromised… From the Paperback edition.
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