Mexico City Noir

(Book - 2010 )
Mexico City Noir

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t's hard to get much more noir than Mexico City and after several years' effort, Akashic Books was finally able to rope Paco I. Taibo into curating this dramatic, chilling and frequently hilarious volume. Brand-new stories featured in the collections include work by: Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Eugenio Aguirre, Eduardo Antonia Parra, Bernardo Fernandez Bef, Oscar de la Borbolla, Rolo Diez, Victor Luiz Gonzalez, F.G. Haghenbeck, Juan Hernandez Luna, Myriam Laurini, Eduardo Monteverde and Julia Rodriguez.
Title: Mexico City noir
Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, c2010
Characteristics: 170 p. :,map ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Paco Ignacio Taibo ; translated by Achy Obejas
Contents: Introduction
I'm nobody / Eduardo Antonio Parra
Private collection / Bernardo Fernández
The corner / Paco Ignacio Taibo
The unsmiling comedian / F.G. Haghenbeck
BANG! / Juan Hernández Luna
Judas burning / Eugenio Aguirre
Violeta isn't here anymore / Myriam Laurini
Outside the door / Óscar de las Borbolla
A squirrel without a tree / Rolo Diez
God is fanatical, hija / Eduardo Monteverde
Of cars and murderers / Victor Luis González
RENO / Julia Rodríguez
Additional Contributors: Obejas, Achy - 1956- - Translator
Taibo, Paco Ignacio - 1949- - Editor
ISBN: 1933354909
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY MEXICO 2010
Genre/Form: Short stories
Noir fiction
LCCN: 2009922935
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The latest entry in Akashic’s Noir series is centered on one of the largest and most violent cities in the world, Mexico City.

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