The Hardboiled Apple: The Casefile on Suspense Writing in and about New York City (Other)
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The Hardboiled Apple: A Guide To Pulp And Suspense Fiction In New York City
Uncover clues to the story of New York City crime fiction from dime novels to pulp magazines to drugstore paperbacks and current best-sellers. This large-format map pinpoints places authors lived and worked, and the scenes of the crime, from the dark beginnings of the genre to the gritty present:
David Goodis' poisoned streets and alleys
Richard Price's combat zone Lower East Side
The outer borough noir of William Boyle
Patricia Highsmith's shirtmaker of choice
The 19th-century city of Caleb Carr
The Hardboiled Apple has 55 locations to investigate. Make sure you're not being tailed.
In addition to the map, The Hardboiled Apple comes in its own die-cut folder with a handy notepad that's ideal for sleuthing.