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The goodbye coast : a Philip Marlowe novel  Cover Image Book Book

The goodbye coast : a Philip Marlowe novel / Joe Ide.

Ide, Joe, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316459273
  • ISBN: 0316459275
  • Physical Description: 303 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books / Little, Brown and Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Joe Ide reinvents Raymond Chandler's seductive and relentless detective, Philip Marlowe, and brings him boldly to life in contemporary Los Angeles"--Dust jacket flap.
Summary, etc.:
"The seductive and relentless figure of Raymond Chandler's detective, Philip Marlowe, is vividly re-imagined in present-day Los Angeles. Here is a city of scheming Malibu actresses, ruthless gang members, virulent inequality, and washed-out police. Acclaimed and award-winning novelist Joe Ide imagines a Marlowe very much of our time: he's a quiet, lonely, and remarkably capable and confident private detective, though he lives beneath the shadow of his father, a once-decorated LAPD homicide detective, famous throughout the city, who's given in to drink after the death of Marlowe's mother. Marlowe, against his better judgement, accepts two missing person cases, the first a daughter of a faded, tyrannical Hollywood starlet, and the second, a British child stolen from his mother by his father. At the center of The Goodbye Coast is Marlowe's troubled and confounding relationship with his father, a son who despises yet respects his dad, and a dad who's unable to hide his bitter disappointment with his grown boy." --
Subject: Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Private investigators > California > Los Angeles > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > Fiction.
Détectives > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Personnes disparues > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Pères et fils > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled.
FICTION / Crime.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional.
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character)
Fathers and sons.
Missing persons.
Private investigators.
California > Los Angeles.
Private investigators > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Father-son relationship > Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Fictional Work
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery and detective fiction > California > Los Angeles.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library F IDE MAY 2022 39851001639351 New Fiction Checked out 06/04/2022

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