Here Coover Is At The Top Of His Form And Noir Is A True Page Turner Wry, Absurd, And Desolate.You Are Philip M Noir, Private Investigator A Mysterious Young Widow Hires You To Find Her Husband S Killer If He Was Killed Then Your Client Is Killed And Her Body Disappears If She Was Your Client Your Search For Clues Takes You Through All Levels Of The City, From Classy Lounges To Lowlife Dives, From Jazz Bars To A Rich Sex Kitten S Bedroom, From Yachts To The Morgue The Case Of The Vanishing Black Widow Unfolds Over Five Days Aboveground And Three Or Four In Smugglers Tunnels, Though Flashback And Anecdote, And Expands Time Into Something Much Larger You Don T Always Get The Joke, Though Most People Think What S Happening Is Pretty Funny.
Born Robert Lowell Coover in Charles City, Iowa, Coover moved with his family early in his life to Herrin, Illinois, where his father was the managing editor for the Herrin Daily Journal Emulating his father, Coover edited and wrote for various school newspapers under the nom de plume Scoop He was also his high school class president, a school band member, and an enthusiastic supporter of the
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