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Women on the Case: 26 Original Stories by the Best Women Crime Writers of Our Times

Women on the Case: 26 Original Stories by the Best Women Crime Writers of Our Times

by Sara Paretsky

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These are stories of P.I.s who keep guns in their handbags—or their bras, of crime victims, homeless women, and housewives whose ordinary lives take a brutal, sometimes fatal twist. This collection brings several brilliant international authors to American readers for the first time, including Amel Benaboura, Irina Muravyova, and Helga Anderle. Mystery fans will also enjoy new works by familiar voices Sara Paretsky, Elizabeth George, Amanda Cross, Ruth Rendell, Antonia Fraser, Frances Fyfield, and many more contemporary masters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440223252
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/12/1997
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.88(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sara Paretsky is the author of 20 books, including her renowned V. I. Warshawski novels. Her many awards include the Cartier Diamond Dagger Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Crime Writers' Association and the 2011 Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.


Chicago, Illinois

Date of Birth:

June 8, 1947

Place of Birth:

Ames, Iowa


B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas; Ph.D. and M.B.A., University of Chicago

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