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The Resource Women of mystery : the lives and works of notable women crime novelists, Martha Hailey DuBose ; with additional essays by Margaret Caldwell Thomas

Women of mystery : the lives and works of notable women crime novelists, Martha Hailey DuBose ; with additional essays by Margaret Caldwell Thomas

Label
Women of mystery : the lives and works of notable women crime novelists
Title
Women of mystery
Title remainder
the lives and works of notable women crime novelists
Statement of responsibility
Martha Hailey DuBose ; with additional essays by Margaret Caldwell Thomas
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of biographical vignettes focuses on the best female mystery writers in the business, including lawyer Anna Green, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Ngaio Marsh, P.D. James, Ruth Rendell, Josephine Tey, and Margery Allingham
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DuBose, Martha Hailey
Dewey number
823/.0872099287
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.D4
LC item number
D83 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thomas, Margaret C
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Women novelists, English
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • Women novelists, American
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • English fiction
  • Women and literature
  • Women novelists, American
  • Women novelists, English
  • English-speaking countries
  • Roman policier anglais
  • Roman policier anglais
  • Romancières anglaises
  • Roman policier américain
  • Roman policier américain
  • Romancières américaines
  • Femmes et littérature
  • Femmes et littérature
Label
Women of mystery : the lives and works of notable women crime novelists, Martha Hailey DuBose ; with additional essays by Margaret Caldwell Thomas
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: guilty pleasures -- Part one -- In the beginning: the mothers of detection -- Anna Katharine Green: the lady and the inspector -- Mary Roberts Rinehart: the buried story -- Part two -- a golden era: the genteel puzzlers -- Agatha Christie: the queen of crime -- Dorothy L. Sayers: the passionate mind -- Ngaio Marsh: the secret self -- Josephine Tey: a singular soul -- Margery Allingham: odd woman out -- Part three -- modern motives: mysteries of the murderous mind -- Patricia Highsmith: murder with a twist (M.C. Thomas) -- P.D. James: an artful kind of order -- Ruth Rendell: triple threatening -- Mary Higgins Clark: damsels in distress -- Sue Grafton: an "ornery" original (M.C. Thomas) -- Patricia Cornwell: dangerous dissection (M.C. Thomas) -- Minette Walters: dark shadows -- Emma Lathen: fatal greed -- Margaret Millar: lest we forget -- Lilian Jackson Braun: purr-fectly pleasant (M.C. Thomas) -- Anne Perry: past imperfect (M.C. Thomas) -- Some of the best of the rest: so many mysteries, so little time
Control code
ocm44313298
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 467 pages
Isbn
9780312209421
Lccn
00040240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)44313298
Label
Women of mystery : the lives and works of notable women crime novelists, Martha Hailey DuBose ; with additional essays by Margaret Caldwell Thomas
Link
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: guilty pleasures -- Part one -- In the beginning: the mothers of detection -- Anna Katharine Green: the lady and the inspector -- Mary Roberts Rinehart: the buried story -- Part two -- a golden era: the genteel puzzlers -- Agatha Christie: the queen of crime -- Dorothy L. Sayers: the passionate mind -- Ngaio Marsh: the secret self -- Josephine Tey: a singular soul -- Margery Allingham: odd woman out -- Part three -- modern motives: mysteries of the murderous mind -- Patricia Highsmith: murder with a twist (M.C. Thomas) -- P.D. James: an artful kind of order -- Ruth Rendell: triple threatening -- Mary Higgins Clark: damsels in distress -- Sue Grafton: an "ornery" original (M.C. Thomas) -- Patricia Cornwell: dangerous dissection (M.C. Thomas) -- Minette Walters: dark shadows -- Emma Lathen: fatal greed -- Margaret Millar: lest we forget -- Lilian Jackson Braun: purr-fectly pleasant (M.C. Thomas) -- Anne Perry: past imperfect (M.C. Thomas) -- Some of the best of the rest: so many mysteries, so little time
Control code
ocm44313298
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 467 pages
Isbn
9780312209421
Lccn
00040240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)44313298

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