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Best American Mystery Stories of the Century

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsOtto Penzler (Editor), Tony Hillerman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages864
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7603243M
ISBN 100618012672
ISBN 109780618012671

A yearly anthology of mystery stories The Best American Mystery Stories , The Best American Mystery Stories , The Best American Mystery Stories 1. Book Review: The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century – Edited by Tony Hillerman and Otto Penzler Posted on May 6, by John Walters This is a monster of a book: eight hundred pages of stories.

  In The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century, best-selling author Tony Hillerman and mystery expert Otto Penzler present an unparalleled treasury of American suspense fiction that every fan will ng the finest examples from all reaches of the genre, this collection charts the mystery's eminent history from the turn-of-the-century /5(43).   Synopsis In The best American Mystery Stories of the Century, best-selling author Tony Hillerman and mystery expert Otto Penzler present an unparalleled treasury of American suspense fiction that every fan will :

Since the series' inception in , the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the best - fifty-five extraordinary stories /5(7). Buy The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century by Tony Hillerman (Editor), Otto Penzler (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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