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Burgade's Crossing

Burgade's Crossing( )
Author: Pronzini, Bill
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

For more than three decades, award-winning author Bill Pronzini has been creating some of the finest writing of the West. Collected here, for the first time in paperback, are eight stories featuring one of his most interesting characters--John Frederick Quincannon, a U.S. Secret Service agent turned private detective. Quincannon's cases take him from the Mojave Desert to San Francisco's unsavory Barbary Coast. With the help of innumerable disguises--and his beautiful and clever...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Westerns
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8.3 x 0.7 Inches
Author Biography
Pronzini, Bill (Author)
Bill Pronzini was born in Petaluma, California on April 13, 1943. His first novel, The Stalker, was published in 1971. He is best known for his creation of the Nameless Detective Mystery series, as well as several westerns and novels of dark suspense. He has been a full time writer since 1969. He is also an active anthologist, having compiled more than 100 collections, most of which focus on mystery, western, and science fiction short stories.

He has won numerous awards including three Shamus Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Mystery Writers of America. His book Snowbound received the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiere, as the best crime novel published in France in 1988. Pronzini has established himself as a master of the Western novel as well as earning a name for himself in the dark fiction genre.


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