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American Detective


"American Detective" is a book by Loren D. Estleman.

  • also known as "American Detective (The Amos Walker Series #20)"
  • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • subjects: Michigan, Fathers and Daughters, Mystery, Suspense


American Detective was a police documentary television series broadcast by ABC in the United States from 1991 to 1993.

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Google previewManaging the Mystery Collection (2014)

From Creation to Consumption by Judith A. Overmier, Rhonda Harris Taylor

While the Native American detective is a recent phenomenonin popularity, portrayals of Native Americans that have been present in the earliest examples of American literature and in wellknown American mystery stories have usually been ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature: A - C (2005)

by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

Kinohi Nishikawa AFRICAN AMERICAN DETECTIVE FICTION Since the beginning of the twentieth century African American writers have used and expanded the conventions of the detective fiction genre in order to expose racial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Literature (2013)

by EPUB 2-3

Twentiethcentury American detective fiction is defined by two movements:the continuingpopularity oftheliterary mystery story, which was originated byEdgar Allan Poe in the nineteenth century and developed by such writers as Sir Arthur ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History (2015)

by Aaron Brenner, Benjamin Day, Immanuel Ness

Other strikebreaking firms included the Illinois Detective Agency, the Standard Detective Agency, Alexander's Detective Agency, the American Detective Service , and the Veteran's Police Patrol and Detective Agency. The principal of this last ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture [4 volumes] (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

and a wise-cracking, hip-hop dancing African American detective, James Carter (Chris Tucker). See also: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Popular Fiction (2015)

by Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones

Described as "Die Hard with fairies," Artemis Fowl is a fantasy series that draws upon a wide rangeof influences, including Irish fairy lore, American detective novels, spy novels, film noir,and big budget action movies. The series' protagonist ...

Google previewAfrican Americans and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia (2014)

An Encyclopedia by Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, Marvie Brooks

Marc Cooper, an African American detective, fired four times. Michael Carey, who has been identified as White, fired three times. A fifth detective, Paul Headley, ...

Google previewWorkers in America: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

by Robert E. Weir

The agency was founded by Scottish immigrant Allan Pinkerton in 1850 and is often considered the first modern American detective agency. Its earliest days were devoted to investigating counterfeit rings, train robberies, and outlaw gangs.

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature: I - M (2005)

by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

African American Literature Abolition Adams, Elizabeth Laura African American Autobiography African American Biography African American Children's Literature African American Critical Theory African American Detective Fiction African ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Police Science (2006)

2-volume set by Jack Raymond Greene

The American police organization, and consequently the American detective, were greatly influenced by English policing. In fact, the origin of the American detective can be traced back to the early English police organizations. The ''Bow Street ...

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