The best American mystery stories of the century / Tony Hillerman, editor ; Otto Penzler, series editor ; with an introduction by Tony Hillerman. - Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000. - xviii, 813 p. ; 24 cm.

Special issue of the serial: The best American mystery stories.

Retrieved reformation / Paul's case / Problem of cell 13 / Blind man's buff / Naboth's vineyard / Jury of her peers / Gutting of Couffignal / Haircut / Blue murder / Perfect crime / Baby in the icebox / Murder / Sense of humor / Ransom / Red wind / Catbird seat / Rear window / Error in chemistry / Nine mile walk / Adventure of the president's half disme / Homesick Buick / Gone girl / Moment of decision / First offense / Couple next door / Day of the execution / Terrapin / Possiblility of evil / Comforts of home / Good man, bad man / Goodbye, Pops / Whimper of whipped dogs / Wager / Do with me what you will / Quitters, Inc. / Absence of Emily / By the dawn's early light / Iris / Three-Dot Po / Parker shotgun / Too many crooks / Hot springs / Dark snow / Red clay / Poachers / Running out of dog / O. Henry -- Willa Cather -- Jacques Futrelle -- Frederick Irving Anderson -- Melville Davisson Post -- Susan Glaspell -- Dashiell Hammett -- Ring Lardner -- Wilbur Daniel Steele -- Ben Ray Redman -- James M. Cain -- John Steinbeck -- Damon Runyan -- Pearl S. Buck -- Raymond Chandler -- James Thurber -- Cornell Woolrich -- William Faulkner -- Harry Kemelman -- Ellery Queen -- John D. MacDonald -- Ross Macdonald -- Stanley Ellin -- Evan Hunter -- Margaret Millar -- Henry Slesar -- Patricia Highsmith -- Shirley Jackson -- Flannery O'Connor -- Jerome Weidman -- Joe Gores -- Harlan Ellison -- Robert L. Fish -- Joyce Carol Oates -- Stephen King -- Jack Ritchie -- Lawrence Block -- Stephen Greenleaf -- Sara Paretsky -- Sue Grafton -- Donald E. Westlake -- James Crumley -- Brendan DuBois -- Michael Malone -- Tom Franklin -- Dennis Lehane.

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