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Queenpin

Queenpin( )
Author: Abbott, Megan
ISBN:978-1-4165-3428-0
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.99
Book Description:

By the author of Dare Me and The End of Everything A young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-the-heels nightclub is taken under the wing of the infamous Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned during the Golden Era of Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano. Notoriously cunning and ruthless, Gloria shows her eager young protégée the ropes, ushering her into a glittering demimonde of late-night casinos, racetracks, betting parlors, inside heists, and...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Crime
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.425 Pounds
Author Biography
Abbott, Megan (Author)
Megan Abbott is an award wining author. She was born in the Detroit area and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in English Literature. Abbott went on to receive a Ph.D. in English and American Literature from New York University.

Abbott's stories have appeared in Damn Near Dead: An Anthology of Geezer Noir (2006), Wall Street Noir (2007), Detroit Noir (2007), Storyglossia and Queens Noir (2007). Her nonfiction book, The Street Was Mine: White Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir, was published in 2003. She is also the editor of the Edgar-nominated A Hell of a Woman: An Anthology of Female Noir.

Megan is also the Edgar-winning author of the novels Die a Little, The Song Is You, Queenpin and Bury Me Deep. She won the Barry Award (Deadly Pleasures and Mystery News award) and has been nominated three times for the Anthony Award (Bouchercon World Mystery Convention award). Her novel, The End of Everything, cames out in 2011. She also won an International Thriller Award 2015 for her title The Fever.



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