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The Defective Detective in the Pulps
Edited by Gary Hoppenstand and Ray B. Browne

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The world of the defective detective was a strange one. Continuing the motif of the mythological hero, this unique detective type emerged in the 1930s in a very imperfect and threatened society. The stories reprinted in this volume reveal just how widely the genre ranged during the Depression.

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Cover image is maroon and yellow with a maroon and yellow illustration of a detective in the background.

LC: 83-070741 PS
128 pp. 6 x 9
31 b/w illus.

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Paper $13.95 t
ISBN 978-0-87972-236-4
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