Darkly perfect world

colonial adventure, postmodernism, and American noir
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Ohio State University Press , Columbus
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism, Noir fiction, American -- History and criticism, American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism, American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism, Film noir -- United States -- History and crit
StatementStanley Orr.
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LC ClassificationsPS374.D4 O77 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23953977M
ISBN 100814211259
ISBN 139780814211250, 9780814292235
LC Control Number2009041921

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