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Memphis Noir (2015)
(eBook)


Published: [United States] : Akashic Books : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Series: Akashic noir series
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781617754203 (electronic bk.), 161775420X (electronic bk.),
Language:  English


Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. Featuring brand-new stories by: Richard J. Alley, David Wesley Williams, Dwight Fryer, Jamey Hatley, Adam Shaw, Penny Register-Shaw, Kaye George, Arthur Flowers, Suzanne Berube Rorhus, Ehi Ike, Lee Martin, Stephen Clements, Cary Holladay, John Bensko, Sheree Renée Thomas, and Troy L. Wiggins. From the introduction by Laureen P. Cantwell & Leonard Gill: "A city equal parts darkness and hope. A scarred city. An often-violent one. But a resilient city too. That's our Memphis. Like many cities, we have a namesake--in Egypt, Men-nefer became Menfe became Memphis, enduring and beautiful, on the banks of the Nile. Centuries later, another continent, another people, another river: Memphis, Tennessee, the soul of the Mississippi Delta, was formed. We are a place born of history, inhabited as much by memory as by the living--the past and present inextricably and inescapably linked....Memphis is marvels and misfits--two-faced and unabashedly so. We are Memphis, and this is our noir."

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Additional Credits:
Gill, Leonard, editor of compilation
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