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Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories Hardcover – 18 Nov 2008


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  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press (18 Nov. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231126905
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231126908
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.2 x 22.9 cm
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This is an erudite, illuminating and highly readable study Journal of American Studies Cassuto has profitably plowed new ground in this study. It's certain to become an essential document for undersatnding crime fiction's inner workings. African American Review

About the Author

Leonard Cassuto is professor of English at Fordham University and an award-winning journalist whose writing has appeared in academic journals and popular periodicals ranging from the Wall Street Journal to Salon.com. He is the author of The Inhuman Race: The Racial Grotesque in American Literature and Culture and the general editor of the forthcoming Cambridge History of the American Novel.


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