Danger Is My Business

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Chronicle Books, Mar 1, 1993 - Photography - 144 pages
Danger Is My Business is about the rise and fall of the colorful pulps and the legendary publishers, editors, and writers who made them an unforgettable sensation. Capturing the mood of America in the Roaring Twenties and the years of the Great Depression, the text features exclusive, firsthand recollections by pulp veterans, who offer comical and poignant anecdotes and give this history a lively, behind-the-scenes perspective. With over 100 rare illustrations, including dozens of magazine covers, interior illustrations, and archival photos of pulp notables, Danger Is My Business is an essential item for both collectors and pop-culture enthusiasts.

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DANGER IS MY BUSINESS: An Illustrated History of the Fabulous Pulp Magazines: 1896-1953

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What do Sam Spade, Doc Savage, Tarzan, and the Shadow have in common? The same thing as Raymond Chandler, Isaac Asimov, Cornell Woolrich, and H.P. Lovecraft: They all cut their teeth on the pulps ... Read full review



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Lee Server is the author of Danger Is My Business and Over My Dead Body, both published by Chronicle Books.

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