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Leonard Cassuto - Hard-Boiled Sentimentality

New York, Columbia University Press, 2009. Near fine trade paperback with slight wear to extremities.  SIGNED by author to title page.  A 'secret history' of American crime stories regarding the simultaneous trend of the rise of amoral serial killers and soft boiled sentimentality in the crime novel. $27.50.


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