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by David Goodis

Author: David Goodis
Subcategory: Mystery
Language: English
Publisher: Vintage; Reissue edition (May 7, 1991)
Pages: 139 pages
Category: Suspense and Mystery
Rating: 4.1
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In Nightfall (1947), David Goodis explores the theme of the innocent pursued, as artist Jim Vanning becomes accidentally embroiled in a violent robbery and must evade criminals and police alike.

In Nightfall (1947), David Goodis explores the theme of the innocent pursued, as artist Jim Vanning becomes accidentally embroiled in a violent robbery and must evade criminals and police alike.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. An almost perfect book, spare, balanced, and inexplicably moving. Geoffrey O’Brien Jim Vanning has an identity crisis.

Relentlessly focused, Nightfall may be David Goodis’ most An almost perfect book, spare, balanced, and . David Goodis (1917–1967), a former pulp, radio, and Hollywood script writer, is now recognized as a leading author of crime fiction.

Relentlessly focused, Nightfall may be David Goodis’ most An almost perfect book, spare, balanced, and inexplicably moving. Jim Vanning has an identity crisis. Besides sojourns in New York City and Hollywood, he lived primarily in Philadelphia.

In Nightfall (1947), David Goodis explores the theme of the innocent pursued, as artist Jim Vanning becomes accidentally . A native of Philadelphia, David Goodis’s signature style was a pulp expressionism who brought a jazzy edge to his spare, passionate novels of mean streets and doomed protagonists. His big break came in 1946 with the publication of Dark Passage, which was made into a film starring Bogart and Bacall. Also by David Goodis. See all books by David Goodis.

David Loeb Goodis (March 2, 1917 – January 7, 1967) was an American writer of crime fiction noted for his output of short stories and novels in the noir fiction genre. Born in Philadelphia, Goodis alternately resided there and in New York City and Hollywood during his professional years.

And the big wave was moving in again. Fraser opened his eyes, twisted his head and saw a gleam of gray-lavender slicing through the venetian blinds. his wife was awake and sitting up. I'm getting dressed, Fraser said. I shouldn't have left him last night. I've got to make sure. He moved toward the dresser.

The Moon in the Gutter (1953) is one of David Goodis's many tours of the down-and-out neighborhoods of his native city of Philadelphia. William Kerrigan's pursuit of the riddle of his sister's death in an obscure alleyway provides the starting point for a tortuous journey into "the darkness of all lost dreams.

NIGHTFALL by David Goodis. Published in the United States by Vintage Books, a division of Random House, In. New York, and distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. 1. It was one of those hot sticky nights that makes Manhattan show its age.

Suffering from amnesia, Jim Vanning doesn't remember the murder for which he is wanted by the police, or the missing three hundred thousand for which three crooks are prepared to kill him