Black Mask 7: The Shrieking Skeleton: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine by Richard FerroneBlack Mask 7: The Shrieking Skeleton: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine by Richard Ferrone

Black Mask 7: The Shrieking Skeleton: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine

Read byRichard Ferrone, David LeDouxEditorOtto Penzler

Audio Book (CD) | May 1, 2012

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From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by “the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine” (Booklist).Otto Penzler selected and wrote introductions to the best of the best, the darkest of these dark, vintage stories for the collection The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories. Now that collection is available for the first time on audio.Includes:“A Taste for Cognac” by Brett Halliday; read by Peter Ganim“Sauce for the Gander” by Day Keene; read by Richard Ferrone“A Little Different” by W. T. Ballard; read by Jeff Gurner“The Shrieking Skeleton” by Charles M. Green; read by David LeDoux“Drop Dead Twice” by Hank Searls; read by Jeff Gurner
Award-winning narrator RICHARD FERRONE is a lawyer-turned-actor who spent eight years with the Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory and then Tony Randall's National Actors Theatre. He has appeared on several popular TV series including Law & Order and Against the Law.Stage and screen actor DAVID LEDOUX has lent his voice to several Au...
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Title:Black Mask 7: The Shrieking Skeleton: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary MagazineFormat:Audio Book (CD)Product dimensions:390 pages, 5.88 × 5.08 × 0.63 inShipping dimensions:5.88 × 5.08 × 0.63 inPublished:May 1, 2012Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1611744768

ISBN - 13:9781611744767

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“Any fan of crime stories and radio shows will find these a compelling listen, spiced with a variety of accomplished narrators.”
      —The Bookwatch