In a Lonely Place (New York Review Books)

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  • ISBN: 1681371472
  • Author: Dorothy B. Hughes
  • Publisher: NYRB Classics
  • Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Date: August 15, 2017
  • Pages: 224
  • Language: English

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A classic California noir with a feminist twist, this prescient 1947 novel exposed misogyny in post-World War II American society, making it far ahead of its time. Los Angeles in the late 1940s is a city of promise and prosperity, but not for former fighter pilot …