One Night Stands and Lost Weekends by Lawrence BlockOne Night Stands and Lost Weekends by Lawrence Block

One Night Stands and Lost Weekends

byLawrence Block

Paperback | November 18, 2008

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In the era before he created moody private investigator Matthew Scudder, burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, sleepless spy Evan Tanner, and the amiable hit man Keller—and years before his first Edgar Award—a young writer named Lawrence Block submitted a story titled "You Can't Lose" to Manhunt magazine. It was published, and the rest is history.

One Night Stands and Lost Weekends is a sterling collection of short crime fiction and suspense novelettes penned between 1958 and 1962 by a budding young master and soon-to-be Grand Master—an essential slice of genre history, and more fun than a high-speed police chase following a bank job gone bad.

Lawrence Block is one of the most widely recognized names in the mystery genre. He has been named a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America and is a four-time winner of the prestigious Edgar and Shamus Awards, as well as a recipient of prizes in France, Germany, and Japan. He received the Diamond Dagger from the British Crime Wr...
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Title:One Night Stands and Lost WeekendsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:November 18, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006158214X

ISBN - 13:9780061582141

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“These early Block writings deftly capture the flavor and attitudes of an era when crime ran rampant in the city....Block is in fine form.”