Black Mask 8: The Sound of the Shot: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine

Author:   Richard Ferrone ,  Peter Ganim ,  David LeDoux ,  Otto Penzler
Publisher:   HighBridge Audio
Edition:   Library Edition
Volume:   8
ISBN:  

9781665160735


Publication Date:   05 June 2012
Format:   Audio  Audio Format
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Black Mask 8: The Sound of the Shot: 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: The Sound of the Shot by Dale Clark; read by Richard Ferrone Flaming Angel by Frederick C. Davis; read by Peter Ganim Odds on Death by Don M. Mankiewicz; read by David LeDoux Those Catrini by Norvell Page; read by Jeff Gurner Smoke in Your Eyes by Hugh B. Cave; read by Bart Tinapp Blood, Sweat and Biers by Robert Reeves; read by Richard Ferrone

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Author:   Richard Ferrone ,  Peter Ganim ,  David LeDoux ,  Otto Penzler
Publisher:   HighBridge Audio
Imprint:   HighBridge Audio
Edition:   Library Edition
Volume:   8
ISBN:  

9781665160735


ISBN 10:   166516073
Publication Date:   05 June 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Richard Ferrone has recorded over 150 audiobooks including thrillers, romances, science fiction, and inspirational novels. He has earned an Audie Award and four Audie nominations, including for Best Solo Male Narrator of 2003. He was also recognized as an AudioFile Voice of the Last Century and a Rising and Shining Star. 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 range of audiobooks, for which he has won and been nominated for several Audie and Earphones Awards. His narrations include Jonathan Franzen's Freedom, Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants, and Douglas Copeland's Hey Nostradamus! Additionally, Ledoux performs several roles on the animated series Kenny the Shark on the Discovery Kids Network. An accomplished stage performer, David has acted as Romeo in the Jean Cocteau Repertory production of Romeo & Juliet, Macduff in Macbeth, Cleonte in The Would Be Gentleman, and Chris in the world premiere of First Day. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City. He was publisher of The Armchair Detective, the founder of the Mysterious Press and the Armchair Detective Library, and created the publishing firm Otto Penzler Books. He is a recipient of an Edgar Award for The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection and the Ellery Queen Award by the Mystery Writers of America for his many contributions to the field. He is the series editor of The Best American Mystery Stories of the Year. His other anthologies include Murder for Love, Murder for Revenge, Murder and Obsession, The 50 Greatest Mysteries of All Time, and The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century. He wrote 101 Greatest Movies of Mystery & Suspense. He lives in New York City. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City. He was publisher of The Armchair Detective, the founder of the Mysterious Press and the Armchair Detective Library, and created the publishing firm Otto Penzler Books. He is a recipient of an Edgar Award for The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection and the Ellery Queen Award by the Mystery Writers of America for his many contributions to the field. He is the series editor of The Best American Mystery Stories of the Year. His other anthologies include Murder for Love, Murder for Revenge, Murder and Obsession, The 50 Greatest Mysteries of All Time, and The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century. He wrote 101 Greatest Movies of Mystery & Suspense. He lives in New York City. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City. He was publisher of The Armchair Detective, the founder of the Mysterious Press and the Armchair Detective Library, and created the publishing firm Otto Penzler Books. He is a recipient of an Edgar Award for The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection and the Ellery Queen Award by the Mystery Writers of America for his many contributions to the field. He is the series editor of The Best American Mystery Stories of the Year. His other anthologies include Murder for Love, Murder for Revenge, Murder and Obsession, The 50 Greatest Mysteries of All Time, and The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century. He wrote 101 Greatest Movies of Mystery & Suspense. He lives in New York City. Coming soon...

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