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Set in the era of the 1940s and 50s, this collection of pulp-style novellas follows the adventures of the mighty Doc Atlas and crew from the jungles of Central America to the frozen tundra of the North Pole. Whether they’re prowling the streets of Manhattan, investigating reports of a killer gorilla (with the purported brain of an executed criminal) or a crashed flying saucer in a small town named Roswell, New Mexico, Doc and company always see the investigation through to the end. Written with historical hindsight, these tales combine the best elements of the pulp era with actual historical figures and events.
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Michael A. Black has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Fine Arts in fiction writing from Columbia College, Chicago. He is the author of fourteen books and over seventy short stories and article. Two of his early books were nonfiction works to encourage literacy for reluctant hight school readers. The rest of his books have been novels. His Ron Shade series, featuring a Chicago-based private detective who is also a professional kickboxer, has won numerous awards, as have his police procedural series. Black, a longtime police officer in the Chicago area, brings his expertise and experience to his fiction. He has also co-written two novels with television star Richard Belzer of TV's Law & Order, SVU. Black is currentl working on a political thriller as well as several other projects.
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Book Description Dark Oak Mysteries, 2011. Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # GM9781610090254
Book Description Dark Oak Mysteries, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11161009025X