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Title:
Down the long night
Author:
Nolan, William F., 1928-
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Publication Information:
Unity, Me. : Five Star, 2000.
Physical Description:
197 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Pirate's moon -- Death drag -- The most exciting night of his life -- The beast of Bubble City -- A good day -- Fyodor's Law -- Die, clown, die! -- I'll get away with it -- Hi, Mom! -- Silk and fire -- Once upon a time -- Down the long night.
ISBN:
9780786228928
Format :
Book

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Summary

William F. Nolan has written a cornucopia of short stories that range from the noir crime genre to twisted alien fairy tales. His versatility, wit and ingenuity are showcased in this volume of twelve tiny tales of terror, including stories of a psychic tangling with a cult of New Guinea cannibals, a young gang member drag racing his leader for the prize of the gang leader's woman, a superhero talking to a reporter about the death of his sidekick, and a sociopath who leaves a trail of death and destruction on his way to visit Ma on her birthday....And Snow White finally gets to tell her version of the story.


Author Notes

William Francis Nolan is an American author who is best known for writing stories in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres. He was born on March 6, 1928. He coauthored the novel Logan's Run and co-wrote the screenplay for the 1976 horror film Burnt Offerings which starred Karen Black and Bette Davis.

Nolan was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute and worked for Hallmark Cards before becoming an author. Among his many awards, he was voted a Living Legend in Dark Fantasy by the International Horror Guild in 2002. During 2006, he was bestowed the honorary title of Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. In 2010, he received the Lifetime Achievement Stoker award from the Horror Writers Association (HWA). He now lives in Vancouver, WA. (Bowker Author Biography)