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Portland Noir

(Book - 2009 )
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In a city full of police controversies, hippie artist punk houses, and overzealous liberals, Portland, Oregon, is a place where even its fiction blurs with its bizarre realities. Brand-new stories by: Gigi Little, Justin Hocking, Christopher Bolton, Jess Walter, Monica Drake, Jamie S. Rich (illustrated by Joelle Jones), Dan DeWeese, Zoe Trope, Luciana Lopez, Karen Karbo, Bill Cameron, Ariel Gore, Floyd Skloot, Megan Kruse, Kimberly Warner-Cohen, and Jonathan Selwood. Editor Kevin Sampsell is a bookstore employee and writer. He is the author of a short story collection, Creamy Bullets (Chiasmus Press), and the upcoming memoir The Suitcase (HarperPerennial, summer 2009). He is also the editor of The Insomniac Reader (Manic D Press) and the publisher of the micropress Future Tense Books.
Title: Portland noir
Publisher: New York, NY : Akashic Books, c2009
Characteristics: 272 p. :,ill., map ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Kevin Sampsell
Contents: The clown and the bard / Karen Karbo
Julia now / Luciana Lopez
Water under the bridge / Ariel Gore
Alzheimer's noir / Floyd Skloot
The sleeper / Dan DeWeese
The wrong house / Jonathan Selwood
Baby, I'm here / Monica Drake
Coffee, black / Bill Cameron
Gone doggy gone / Jamie S. Rich & Joelle Jones
Virgo / Jess Walter
The red room / Chris A. Bolton
Burnside forever / Justin Hocking
Hummingbird / Zoe Trope
Shanghaied / Gigi Little
Lila / Megan Kruse
People are strange / Kimberly Warner-Cohen
Additional Contributors: Sampsell, Kevin
ISBN: 9781933354798
1933354798
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY PORTLAND 2009
Subject Headings: Noir fiction, American Crime Oregon Portland Fiction Portland (Or.) Fiction
Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories, American
Mystery fiction
Topical Term: Noir fiction, American
Crime
LCCN: 2008937354
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Great local authors apply a noir lens to our fair city.

Explore the dark, rainy underbelly of one of America's most beautiful but enigmatic cities.


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