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The big book of female detectives : the most complete collection of detective dames, gumshoe gals, & sultry sleuths ever assembled / edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler.

The big book of female detectives : the most complete collection of detective dames, gumshoe gals, & sultry sleuths ever assembled

Penzler, Otto, editor, writer of supplementary textual content. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780525434740 : PAP
  • Physical Description: xv, 1115 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

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General Note:
"Featuring unforgettable stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart, Agatha Christie, Sara Paretsky, Laura Lippman, Sue Grafton, Joyce Carol Oates, and more than 60 others"--Cover.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's new anthology brings together the most cunning, resourceful, and brilliant female sleuths in mystery fiction. A Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original. For the first time ever, Otto Penzler gathers the most iconic women of the detective canon over the past 150 years, captivating and surprising readers in equal measure. The 74 handpicked stories in this collection introduce us to the most determined of gumshoe gals, from debutant detectives like Anna Katharine Green's Violet Strange to spinster sleuths like Mary Roberts Rinehart's Hilda Adams, from groundbreaking female cops like Baroness Orczy's Lady Molly to contemporary crime-fighting P.I.s like Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone, and include indelible tales from Agatha Christie, Carolyn Wells, Edgar Wallace, L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace, Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Linda Barnes, Laura Lippman, and many more"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories, American.
Detective and mystery stories, English.
Women detectives > Fiction.
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