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National Book Foundation

The Death of the Detective

By Mark Smith

Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Current Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Thomas Williams for The Hair of Harold Roux

Fiction Judges That Year: Stanley Elkin, Elizabeth Hardwick, Richard Locke

The Year in Literature:

More Information: After spending nearly twenty-five years out of print, The Death of the Detective was reissued by Northwestern University Press in 2007.

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