Robert Polito

Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s and 40s

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Editor Robert Polito
Notes by Robert Polito
Contributing Writer James M. Cain
Contributing Writer Horace McCoy
Contributing Writer Edward Anderson
Contributing Writer Kenneth Fearing
Contributing Writer William Lindsay Gresham
Contributing Writer Cornell Woolrich
Imprint The Library of America
Publisher Literary Classics of the United States, Inc.
Publisher Series The Library of America
Distributed by/Director of Distribution Penguin Group USA Inc.*
Distributed by/Director of Distribution Penguin Books Canada Ltd.*
Copyright Holder (This Edition) Literary Classics of the United States, Inc.
Copyright Holder James M. Cain
Published in/by Arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Copyright Holder Horace McCoy
Reprinted with/by arrangement with Estate of Horace McCoy
Copyright Holder Edward Anderson
Copyright Holder Kenneth Fearing
Copyright Renewed By Bruce Fearing
Reprinted with/by arrangement with Russell & Volkening
Copyright Holder William Lindsay Gresham
Reprinted with/by arrangement with Renee Gresham
Reprinted with/by arrangement with David Gresham
Reprinted with/by arrangement with Douglas H. Gresham
Copyright Holder William Irish
Copyright Holder Sheldon Abend
Copyright Holder Author's Research Company
Published in/by Arrangement with Viking Penguin
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Identifying Codes
Series Number 94
ISBN 1883011469
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 97-2485
Format Hardback
Publication Location New York, NY
Genre
Page Count 990 pages
Language English
Chapters The Postman Always Rings Twice, by James M. Cain
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?, by Horace McCoy
Thieves Like Us, by Edward Anderson
The Big Clock, by Kenneth Fearing
Nightmare Alley, by William Lindsay Gresham
I Married a Dead Man, by Cornell Woolrich

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Notes
Notes First Printing.

Volume compilation, notes, and chronology copyright 1997 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc.

The Postman Always Rings Twice copyright 1934 by James M. Cain; renewed 1962 by James M. Cain; published by arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? copyright 1935 by Horace McCoy; reprinted by arrangement with the Estate of Horace McCoy.

Thieves Like Us copyright 1937 by Edward Anderson.

The Big Clock copyright 1946 by Kenneth Fearing; renewed 1973 by Bruce Fearing; reprinted by permission of Russell & Volkening as agents for the author.

Nightmare Alley copyright 1946 by William Lindsay Gresham; reprinted by permission of Renee Gresham, David Gresham, and Douglas H. Gresham.

I Married a Dead Man copyright 1948 by William Irish; assigned to Sheldon Abend D/B/A Author's Research Company, 1982; Published by Arrangement with Viking Penguin, a division of Penguin Books USA, Inc.

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