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Thieves' Market
     

Thieves' Market

by A.I. Bezzerides, Eddie Muller (Introduction)
 

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A.I. Bezzerides's third novel, about the dark world of truckers and wholesalers in post-war California, was famously adapted into the classic film noir Thieves' Highway (1949), directed by Jules Dassin.

Immigrant trucker Nick Garcos—hauling produce in California's Central Valley—has a tough time maintaining his

Overview

A.I. Bezzerides's third novel, about the dark world of truckers and wholesalers in post-war California, was famously adapted into the classic film noir Thieves' Highway (1949), directed by Jules Dassin.

Immigrant trucker Nick Garcos—hauling produce in California's Central Valley—has a tough time maintaining his independence and integrity while dealing with the brutal and crooked underworld types who control the produce markets.

This editon comes with a brand new introduction by Eddie Muller, author of Dark City and President of the Film Noir Foundation.

“Bezzerides wrote with the progressive passion of John Steinbeck and the noir sensibility of James M. Cain. Anyone who wants to understand the bare-knuckled and blue-collar world of mid-20th century America has to read Buzz Bezzerides.”Alan K. Rode, Film Noir Foundation director and author of Charles McGraw: Film Noir Tough Guy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788293326687
Publisher:
280 Steps
Publication date:
10/06/2015
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Albert Isaac 'A.I.' Bezzerides (1908-2007) was the author of three novels and became one of Hollywood's top screenwriters. He is best known for his screenplays for three classic film noirs: Jules Dassin's Thieves' Highway, Nicholas Ray's On Dangerous Ground and Robert Aldrich's Kiss Me Deadly.

Albert Isaac 'A.I.' Bezzerides (1908-2007) was the author of three novels and became one of Hollywood's top screenwriters. He is best known for his screenplays for three classic film noirs: Jules Dassin's Thieves' Highway, Nicholas Ray's On Dangerous Ground and Robert Aldrich's Kiss Me Deadly.

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