Black Mask 7: The Shrieking Skeleton: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine

Author:   Richard Ferrone ,  Peter Ganim ,  David LeDoux ,  Otto Penzler
Publisher:   HighBridge Audio
Volume:   7
ISBN:  

9781665160964


Publication Date:   01 May 2012
Format:   Audio  Audio Format
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Black Mask 7: The Shrieking Skeleton: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine


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From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine (Booklist).Otto Penzler selected and wrote introductions to the best of the best, the darkest of these dark, vintage stories for the collection The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories. Now that collection is available for the first time on audio.Includes: A Taste for Cognac by Brett Halliday; read by Peter Ganim Sauce for the Gander by Day Keene; read by Richard Ferrone A Little Different by W. T. Ballard; read by Jeff Gurner The Shrieking Skeleton by Charles M. Green; read by David LeDoux Drop Dead Twice by Hank Searls; read by Jeff Gurner

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Author:   Richard Ferrone ,  Peter Ganim ,  David LeDoux ,  Otto Penzler
Publisher:   HighBridge Audio
Imprint:   HighBridge Audio
Volume:   7
ISBN:  

9781665160964


ISBN 10:   1665160969
Publication Date:   01 May 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
This item will be ordered in for you from one of our suppliers. Upon receipt, we will promptly dispatch it out to you. For in store availability, please contact us.

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Richard Ferrone has recorded over 150 audiobooks including thrillers, romances, science fiction, and inspirational novels. He has earned numerous Audie Awards for narration, as well as Audie nominations. He was also recognized as an AudioFile Voice of the Last Century and a Rising and Shining Star. A science fiction fan, he narrated Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy. He has also narrated works by James Patterson, Dashiell Hammett, Walter Mosley, John Sandford, Eric Van Lustbader, and Stuart Woods. Peter Ganim, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, is an American actor who has appeared on stage, on television, and in film. He has performed voice-over work since 1994. David Ledoux has narrated a wide range of audio books, for which he was won and been nominated for several Audie and Earphones awards. He was named a 2010 Best Voice by AudioFile magazine for his narration of Jonathan Franzen's Freedom, and he also narrated Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants and Douglas Copeland's Nostradamus, among many others. Otto Penzler, proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, founded The Mysterious Press in 1975, now an imprint at Grove/Atlantic, and publishes classic crime fiction through MysteriousPress.com. Penzler has won two Edgar Awards, MWA's Ellery Queen Award, and the Raven Award. Otto Penzler, proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, founded The Mysterious Press in 1975, now an imprint at Grove/Atlantic, and publishes classic crime fiction through MysteriousPress.com. Penzler has won two Edgar Awards, MWA's Ellery Queen Award, and the Raven Award. Otto Penzler, proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, founded The Mysterious Press in 1975, now an imprint at Grove/Atlantic, and publishes classic crime fiction through MysteriousPress.com. Penzler has won two Edgar Awards, MWA's Ellery Queen Award, and the Raven Award. Coming soon...

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