It's All One Case: The Illustrated Ross MacDonald Archives

Kevin Avery (Author) Paul Nelson (Author)
& 3 more
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Product Details

Price
$44.99
Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Publish Date
October 11, 2016
Pages
304
Dimensions
10.7 X 1.1 X 10.3 inches | 4.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781606998885
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About the Author

Ross Macdonald is the pen name of crime fiction author Kenneth Millar. He is best known for his Lew Archer series of novels and was awarded the Grand Masters Award from the Mystery Writers of America. After being raised in Ontario, Canada, he passed away in 1983 after spending the majority of his life in Santa Barbara, California.
Kevin Avery has published over 300 articles and short stories. His books include Everything Is an Afterthought: The Life and Writings of Paul Nelson and Conversations with Clint: Paul Nelson's Lost Interviews with Clint Eastwood, 1979 - 1983. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Ross MacDonald is the award-winning illustrator of Hey Batta Batta Swing!; Another Perfect Day; and Hit the Road, Jack. His illustrations appear in Vanity Fair, the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Atlantic, Newsweek, Time, the Wall Street Journal, Harper's, and Rolling Stone. He lives in Connecticut, where he operates Brightwork Press.

Jerome Charyn is the author of more than fifty works of fiction and nonfiction, including Sergeant Salinger (forthcoming from Bellevue Literary Press in January 2021); Cesare: A Novel of War-Torn Berlin; The Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt and His Times; In the Shadow of King Saul: Essays on Silence and Song; Jerzy: A Novel; and A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century. Among other honors, his novels have been selected as finalists for the Firecracker Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Charyn has also been named a Commander of Arts and Letters by the French Minister of Culture and received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York.

Reviews

A book that any devotee of American detective fiction would kill for. For fans of Ross Macdonald, the finest American detective novelist of the 1950s and '60s, it's an absolute essential.
A lush coffee table book filled with a dizzying array of graphic materials: countless images of various covers of Macdonald's novels, clips of his magazine articles, reproductions of parts of his personal letters, pictures of some of the books from his collection, posters advertising the films made from his novels, and on and on.
Insightful and engaging, the book is also lovely to look at: It's filled with rare-edition covers of Macdonald's books as well as reproductions of photos of the author with celebrity friends.
Macdonald's razor-sharp prose elevated the detective novel to a new level, and the interviews and illustrations add to this icon's luster.