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Blackbirder

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ISBN-10: 1558614680

ISBN-13: 9781558614680

Edition: 2004

Authors: Dorothy B. Hughes

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A classic World War II-era noir with a page-turning plot, a cast of colourfully sinister characters and a protagonist who is thrust into the heart of political intrigue, this captivating 1943 novel parallels the spy novels of Grahame Greene, Eric Ambler, and the films of Hitchcock and Lang. But in signature Hughes fashion, 'The Blackbirder' has a genre-bending twist: its hardboiled protagonist is a woman. Born of American expatriate parents, Julie Guilles was a pretty, sheltered rich girl growing up in Paris, a favourite of the 'Ritz Bar' set. But everything changed when the Nazis rolled into the City of Lights. After three years of life underground, Julie is hiding out in New York; but she…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Publication date: 6/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 235
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Author of three collections of poetry, Open Season, The Moment Forever, and Sablier, and my work has appeared in The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Hiram Poetry Review, New York Quarterly, Poet & Critic, River Styx Magazine, and numerous other literary magazines and journals.