The Famous and the Dead

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Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780451468215

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About the Author

T. Jefferson Parker is the author of numerous novels and short stories, the winner of three Edgar Awards, and the recipient of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize for mysteries. Before becoming a full-time novelist, he was an award-winning reporter. He lives in Fallbrook, California.

Reviews

"T. Jefferson Parker has burgled the crumbling palace of Edgar Allan Poe for inspiration in The Famous and the Dead."--The Wall Street Journal

"Parker, the winner of three Edgar awards for crime fiction, again delivers a tale that is not only well plotted and suspenseful, but subtle, surprising and endearingly perverse."--The Washington Post

"Parker has always chaffed at the boundaries of the crime fiction genre, creating wildly inventive characters and surprising storylines. His risk-taking alone makes all of his work, including the Charlie Hood series, well worth reading."--The Associated Press

"Parker's sparse, melodic prose is as simple as it is haunting. His writing is a wonder to behold...a riveting read."--Providence Journal

"T. Jefferson Parker has burgled the crumbling palace of Edgar Allan Poe for inspiration." --The Wall Street Journal

"Parker, the winner of three Edgar awards for crime fiction, again delivers a tale that is not only well-plotted and suspenseful, but subtle, surprising and endearingly perverse." --Washington Post

"A spectacular close a crime series that obliterated the boundaries of the genre." --BookReporter

"If you're interested in the best of today's crime fiction, [Parker's] someone you should read." --The Washington Post

"Parker could well be the best crime writer working out of Southern Caifornia." --Chicago Tribune

"The Charlie Hood novels are nothing less than addictive." --Tucson Citizen

"The most groundbreaking crime series in decades." --St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"This is gripping literary entertainment with a point." --Los Angeles Times

"Some of the finest writing you'll ever read." --Chicago Sun-Times