In a Lonely Place (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2010-5-1 Pages: 185 Publisher:. Penguin Dix Steele is back in town. and town is post-war LA His best friend Brub is on the force of the LAPD. and as the two meet in country clubs and beach bars. they discuss the latest case:. a strangler is preying on young women in the dark Dix listens with interest as Brub describes their top suspect. as yet unnamed Dix loves the dark and women in equal measure. so he knows. enough to watch his step. though when he meets the luscious Laurel Gray. something begins to crack. The American Dream is showing its seamy underside.

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Dix Steele is back in town, and 'town' is post-war LA. His best friend Brub is on the force of the LAPD, and as the two meet in country clubs and beach bars, they discuss the latest case: a strangler is preying on young women in the dark. Dix listens with interest as Brub describes their top suspect, as yet unnamed. Dix loves the dark and women in equal measure, so he knows enough to watch his step, though when he meets the luscious Laurel Gray, something begins to crack. The American Dream is showing its seamy underside.

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Dorothy B. Hughes (1904-93) was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and lived most of her life in New Mexico. A journalist and a poet, she began publishing hard-boiled crime novels in 1940, three of which were made into successful films: The Fallen Sparrow (1943), Ride the Pink Horse (1947) and In a Lonely Place (1950). In her later years, Hughes reviewed crime novels for the LA Times, the New York Herald Tribune and other papers. She was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.

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