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Epitaph for a Tramp and Epitaph for a Dead Beat

Epitaph for a Tramp and Epitaph for a Dead Beat( )
Author: Markson, David
ISBN:978-1-59376-134-9
Publication Date:Nov 2006
Publisher:Counterpoint Press
Imprint:Counterpoint
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Before achieving critical acclaim as a novelist, David Markson paid the rent by writing several crime novels, including two featuring the private detective Harry Fannin. Together here in one volume, these works are now available to a new generation of readers. In Epitaph for a Tramp, Fannin isn't called out to investigate a murder — it happens on his doorstop. In the sweltering heat of a New York August night, he answers the buzzer at his door to find his...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.5 x 8 x 0.97 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Markson, David (Author)
David Markson was born in Albany, New York on December 20, 1927. He received an undergraduate degree from Union College and a master's degree from Columbia University. Besides being a writer, he also worked as a journalist, book editor, and periodically as a college professor at Columbia University, Long Island University, and The New School. His works include Epitaph for a Tramp; Epitaph for a Dead Beat; This Is Not a Novel; Springer's Progress; Wittgenstein's Mistress; and The Last Novel. His novel, The Ballad of Dingus Magee, was made into a film starring Frank Sinatra entitled Dirty Dingus Magee. He was found dead on June 4, 2010 at the age of 82.

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