Dead Extra

bySean Carswell

Paperback | May 24, 2019

Dead Extra by Sean Carswell
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After being reported as dead in a German POW camp, Jack Chesley returns to L.A. in 1946 very much alive, only to discover that his wife is dead - and her twin sister insists that it wasn't an accident like the cops said. They set out to find her killer, a journey that takes them from the boozy back corners of Musso & Frank, to the Camarillo mental hospital, to a seedy motel where blackmailers shoot dirty movies. In the spirit of such noir masters as Cain and Chandler, Dead Extra explores new shadows on the seedy side of midcentury Southern California.
Sean Carswell is the author of several trade books, including Drinks for the Little Guy, Train Wreck Girl, Madhouse Fog, and The Metaphysical Ukulele, and the academic book Occupy Pynchon . He co-founded the independent book publisher Gorsky Press and the music magazine Razorcake. His writing has appeared in such diverse places as the...
Title:Dead ExtraFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.67 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.67 inPublished:May 24, 2019Publisher:Prospect ParkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194555147X

ISBN - 13:9781945551475

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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