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In a Lonely Place

Dorothy B. Hughes

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 Dix Steele.  To his mind nothing has come close to matching “that feeling of power and ...
Publish Date
2006-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
2006-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1947
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4.07
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2016-01-06T16:11:14.000Z
Chandler, "The Long Goodbye;" Thornberg, "Dreamland;" Hughes, "In a Lonely Place;" Ellroy, "LA Confidential." And?      source