Dana Stabenow's A Deeper Sleep (Kate Shugak, Book 15) PDF

By Dana Stabenow

ISBN-10: 0312343221

ISBN-13: 9780312343224

In A Deeper Sleep, her first novel when you consider that Blindfold online game, the stand-alone political mystery that made Dana Stabenow a brand new York instances bestseller, Stabenow returns to the preferred and award-winning Kate Shugak sequence. Kate, a personal investigator, has been engaged on a case for the Anchorage District legal professional concerning the homicide of a tender girl by means of her husband, a guy named Louis Deem. Deem has been the topic of investigations ahead of, and he's by no means been convicted of against the law. yet Kate and her on-again, off-again lover, kingdom trooper Jim Chopin, who arrested Deem, are confident that this time it's diverse, and he'll ultimately be punished for his activities. while the jury returns a verdict of now not to blame, Kate and Jim are devastated, and prefer the remainder of the voters of Niniltna, Alaska, definite guy has gotten away with homicide. They can't support yet imagine that it's just a subject of time ahead of he's within the body for one more killing. definite adequate, a number of weeks later a taking pictures leaves useless in an obvious theft. yet this time Kate and Jim have a witness, and they're not likely to permit Louis Deem escape back. Or will he? Dana Stabenow, Edgar Award-winning writer and big apple occasions bestselling mystery author, provides a gripping page-turner approximately one town's look for justice--at any expense.

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Naked City : The Relativist Turn in TV Noir Robert E. Fitzgibbons Film noir’s evolution from the silver screen to the television screen was untidy at best; and this is nowhere more evident than in the transition from the feature-length movie The Naked City (Jules Dassin, 1948) to the TV show of the same title some ten years later. Although the movie was not the best of the noir genre, it was good and had many of the unmistakable classic noir markings: high-contrast black-and-white photography, stark images, severe camera angles, brutality, (a bit of) suggested sexual promiscuity, mystery, a major touch of evil, and moral absolutes.

1 The Oscar night of March 24, 1949, might very well have been the high-water mark for The Naked City, had it not been for ABC Television and Stirling Silliphant. In television’s early days, ABC typically trailed far behind both NBC and CBS badly in the prime-time ratings. But by the 1958–1959 season, this had begun to change; and one of the major factors was the introduction of ABC’s new series The Naked City. The thirty-nine half-hour shows contained many of the features of their noirish 1948 feature-length progenitor, including the semi-documentary style and filming on location in New York City.

This much is clear. Eager to make a mark for himself in a postwar world driven by technological advance, inured to violence, and disposing of technical knowledge and skill gained from government service, Martin is yet another version of the returning soldier who cannot fit easily into a changed world despite his exceptional talents and energies. Dragnet, Film Noir, and Postwar Realism 41 The veteran mysteriously damaged by wartime service is a stock character of film noir, an essential element of the nightmare vision of American life offered in this antiestablishmentarian Hollywood series.

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