Miami Noir

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Les Standiford
Akashic Books, 2006 - Fiction - 356 pages
9 Reviews


Brand-new stories by: James W. Hall, Barbara Parker, John Dufresne, Paul Levine, Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Tom Corcoran, Christine Kling, George Tucker, Kevin Allen, Anthony Dale Gagliano, David Beaty, Vicki Hendricks, John Bond, Preston Allen, Lynne Barrett, and Jeffrey Wehr.


From the introduction by Les Standiford:


The truth is that Miami, though naturally lovely, is a frontier town, perched on the border between the known and the rarely before experienced . . . We are not only on the edge of the continent, we are to this country what New York was in Ellis Islandís heyday, what the West Coast was in the middle of the 20th century. This is where the new arrivals debark these days, and it is no mistake that during the last decade of the last century, commentators as diverse as Joan Didion, David Rieff, and T.D. Allman devoted entire volumes to Miamiís role as the harbinger for Americaís future . . . But for now, the novel of crime and punishment is the perfect vehicle to convey the spirit and the timbre of this brawling place to a wider world.

  

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Review: Miami Noir (Akashic Noir)

User Review  - Dylann - Goodreads

Some of these were fantastic, others not so much, but overall the good ones made it definitely worth the read. Read full review

Review: Miami Noir (Akashic Noir)

User Review  - Cathy DuPont - Goodreads

I love noir and apparently there's a series of noir with some known and not quite so known writers contributing. Just to name a few, there's Brooklyn Noir, DC, LA and New Orleans, London, San ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Les Standiford is the author of ten novels, including the John Deal series, and two works of nonfiction, including Last Train to Paradise. He wrote a chapter of Naked Came the Manatee, and edited The Putt at the End of the World, a collective novel of golf.

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