Steven Powell's 100 American Crime Writers PDF

By Steven Powell

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ISBN-13: 9781137031662

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They had two children. Although her husband was aware of Bannon’s sexuality, he never read any of her novels and forbid her to use her married name, Thayer, as he did not want the family to be associated with her books. Bannon and her husband were separated for much of their marriage and finally divorced after 27 years. 22 Bannon, Ann (1932–) 23 The Beebo Brinker Chronicles Bannon began writing her first novel at the age of 22, whilst living as a housewife in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She was influenced by the only two lesbian novels she had read at that time, Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness (1928) and Spring Fire (1952) by Vin Packer (the latter concerned two sorority sisters who have a passionate affair).

Stephens (1992) A Checklist of Fredric Brown (New York: Ultramarine Publishing Company). Chris Pak Browne, Howard (1908–99) Mystery writer born in Omaha, Nebraska, who wrote under an array of pseudonyms, including John Evans, William Brengle, Alexander Blade, Jack Lait, Lee Mortimer, John Pollard, John X. Pollard, Lawrence Chandler, Lee Francis, Roy Huggins, Ivar Jorgensen, H. B. Carleton and Peter Phillips. Browne worked as managing editor of science fiction and fantasy pulps at Ziff-Davis publications from 1941–56.

L. Brewer (2010) ‘Notes on Gil Brewer’ Gil Brewer, noir fiction writer http://www. htm, date accessed 28 September 2009. Juri Nummelin Brown, Fredric (1906–72) Detective, mystery and science fiction writer best known for The Fabulous Clipjointt (1947), which won the Edgar Award for best first mystery novel and launched the characters Ed and Ambrose Hunter. Also highly regarded are The Screaming Mimi (novel 1949, film 1958), The Far Cryy (1951) and The Lenient Beastt (1956). Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Brown spent a semester at Hanover College, Indiana, then at the University of Cincinnati (1927), although he did not gain a degree.

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